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Real Madrid legend in tears after accidentally breaking opponents leg

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Legendary Real Madrid left back Marcelo, who is now a player for Brazilian side Fluminense was shown a red card last night after an accidental stomp on Argentinos Juniors defender Luciano Sanchez which left the later with a broken leg during a Copa Libertadores match in Buenos Aires on Tuesday.

Marcelo, after being shown a red card left the pitch in tears and wrote a statement on his social media pages. “Today I have had to live through a very difficult moment on the pitch. I have inadvertently injured a colleague. I want to wish you the best possible recovery, Luciano Sánchez. All the strength in the world!”

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Marcelo standing beside Luciano after the incident (Source: Twitter)

 

Marcelo has always been known for his compassionate personality, and surely this incident is going to hurt him. He joined Fluminense last year after leaving Real Madrid, where he won 5 UEFA Champions League titles. 

 

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