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Marcelo succeeds Ramos as Real Madrid captain and sees 'dream come true'

The long-serving Brazilian defender has taken the armband at Santiago Bernabeu following the departure of a legend

Marcelo has taken on captaincy duties at Real Madrid following the departure of Sergio Ramos.

The Blancos have seen a World Cup-winning defender leave them as a free agent, with a talismanic centre-half heading to Paris Saint-Germain after 16 years in the Spanish capital.

Another long-serving stalwart at Santiago Bernabeu will now be inheriting the armband, with a 33-year-old Brazilian becoming an on-field leader in his 16th season with La Liga giants.

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