Brazil star defender Marcelo Vieira scored his third goal for Olympiacos FC in his second-only Greek Cup match on Wednesday night and hit his ex-teammate Cristiano Ronaldo's popular goal celebration 'SIUUUU'. Olympiacos played a 2-2 draw against Atromitos at the Peristeri Stadium to qualify for the Greek Cup quarterfinals after managing an aggregate score of 3-6.
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Cristiano Ronaldo and Marcelo played together for Real Madrid for nine years and won many trophies including four UEFA Champions League titles. Although, their partnership was broken after the Portuguese left Los Blancos in 2018 to join the Italian giants Juventus, their bromance is still continued.
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During the second leg between Olympiacos and Atromitos, Marcelo scored a stunning goal to give a one-goal lead to his team in the stoppage time of the first half. After scoring the goal, the 34-year-old paid a tribute to his former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo by executing the five-time Ballon d'Or winner's iconic goal celebration.
Watch the goal and celebration:
Olympiacos will next face Aris FC in the Greek Cup quarterfinal on Tuesday, January 17. Additionally, Marcelo took to his official Twitter handle to post the pictures from Wednesday's game and even tagged Cristiano Ronaldo. The Brazilian wrote, "Siiiiiuuuuu!!!! @Cristiano 😜💜"
When Marcelo left Real Madrid in the 2022 summer, Cristiano Ronaldo took to his official Instagram handle and shared a heartfelt post for his 'brother'. Ronaldo wrote, "More than a teammate, a brother that football gave me. On and off the fields, one of the biggest stars with whom I had the pleasure of sharing a locker room. Go with everything on this new adventure, Marcelo."
Meanwhile, Cristiano Ronaldo has joined Saudi Arabian club Al-Nassr and becomes the highest-paid footballer in the history of the sport. The 37-year-old is yet to make his debut for the Saudi side as he is currently serving a two-match ban imposed by the FA in November 2022.
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