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The Brazilian has been linked with a move away from Madrid, where he has enjoyed a successful stay since arriving from Fluminense in 2007. Real Madrid full-back Marcelo insisted he did not want to leave the LaLiga giants amid links with Juventus.Advertisement But Marcelo has no desire to leave the Santiago Bernabeu, and he also feels Madrid want him to stay.“I don’t want to leave and I don’t think Madrid would let me anyway,” he told Fabio Cannavaro during an Instagram Live chat on Friday.“I’m really happy here. Since I came here with my family, it’s been incredible.“I don’t really know if it’s true that Juve wanted to sign me to be honest.”Marcelo has continued to be linked to Juventus, the club his former team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo joined in 2018.The 31-year-old noted the reaction from the Serie A club’s fans to the rumours was positive.Read Also: Brazil legend requested ‘nightclub clause’ in his Flamengo contract“A couple of years ago I heard that I’d signed for Juve, that I’d already pulled on the Juve shirt and that I couldn’t live without Cristiano,” Marcelo said.“People invent a lot of things. It was all fine with me, as I saw that some Juve fans quite liked the idea of me joining.”FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… Promoted Content7 Universities In The World With The Highest Market Value7 Universities Where Getting An Education Costs A Hefty Penny8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its Growth6 Interesting Ways To Make Money With A DroneThese Popular Hollywood Stars Got Their Start On Soap OperasThis Nation Is Almost Impossible To Invade9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A Tattoo12 Countries Whose Technological Progress Amazes8 Things That Will Happen If An Asteroid Hits EarthBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeThese TV Characters Left The Show And It Just Got BetterBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them
For all the Latest Sports News News, Fifa World Cup News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. New Delhi: Argentina’s FIFA World Cup base camp was heavily crowded by around 400 eager fans to catch a glimpse of Lionel Messi and the star-studded Argentine squad at an open training session. The chants of ‘Messi, Messi’ erupted as the Barcelona forward walked to the pitch for an hour-long practice, with the Argentine skipper stealing the spotlight. Ernesto Lagorio, the Argentine ambassador to Russia was a witness to the training centre, used by several Russian sports teams, on the banks of the River Moscow. “We came to see our national team, it’s the first acquaintance with them, it’s been great,” Lagorio told a leading news agency. “We’ve already been to Bronnitsy several times, we’ve worked a lot with the authorities and the mayor. He’s helped us a lot, it’s been in the works for several months.”Asked whether he would be attending matches, he replied, “I hope to show up until the final match in July.”After several days of chilly temperatures in Moscow, the sun was bright during the training session, with excited locals packing the stands to get a glimpse of the action.Injury had already struck Argentina on the eve of their departure for the tournament, with West Ham midfielder Manuel Lanzini ruled out of the mega event after suffering a serious knee injury. Even the status of Ever Banega for Argentina’s first group game against Iceland on June 16 is under dark clouds after the Sevilla midfielder trained alone.The Messi masks were spotted in the crowd, with others waving Barcelona and Argentina flags to support Messi and co. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner was then mobbed by numerous youngsteres at the end of the session as players stopped to sign autographs and take selfies with the fans.