Marcelo Vieira Takes Heat on Twitter for Dive

By Giuliana Manca, Epoch Times
April 6, 2016 Updated: April 6, 2016

Spanish soccer team Real Madrid has disappointed its fans. Especially the team’s defender Marcelo Vieira da Silva Júnior.

April 6’s Real Madrid vs. VfL Wolfsburg match—Game 1 of the Champions League quarterfinals—finished 2-0 for the German home team. But perhaps more disappointing than the loss is 27-year-old Vieira’s flagrant dive. 

Wolfsburg’s midfielder, Maximilian Arnold, was booked for a yellow card in the 69th minute. Arnold was guilty, it seems, of fouling Vieira. 

The Brazilian soccer player, commonly called Marcelo, has been taking fire on Twitter for his “disgraceful” behavior.  

The dive even became a moment on Twitter. 

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