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Marcelo: "Bale doesn't say much and only speaks English!"

The Real Madrid left-back told Esporte Interativo that since Kiko Casilla left, he only has Gareth Bale next to him in the dressing room but the Welshman only speaks English.

Marcelo: "Bale doesn't say much and only speaks English!"

Marcelo sat down to chat to Esporte Interativo this week and explained that he sometimes gets a bit lonely in the Real Madrid dressing room. With typical humour, the left-back recalled that he got on well with goalkeeper Kiko Casilla but since the keeper left to join Leeds, he only has Gareth Bale to chat to but the language barrier is a bit of an obstacle...

“... so then Kiko Casilla left and I was very close to him. He sat next to me in the dressing room. I’d arrive and there would be Kiko sat there", Marcelo explained. "But now I don’t have anyone next to me. There’s nobody there! On the other side I have Bale but he doesn’t say anything! He only speaks English, so you can imagine what that’s like! I’m like: “Hey! Hi! Hello and Goodbye...”


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