Real Madrid's Marcelo in court for double driving offence - El Mundo
The Spanish newspaper says Real Madrid defender Marcelo was due in court on Monday after breaking the limit while holding an invalid licence.
Real Madrid player Marcelo is in trouble with the law in Spain after allegedly speeding while holding a driving licence with no points left on it, El Mundo has reported.
According to the Spanish newspaper, the Brazilian was due in a Madrid court on Monday after being caught doing 134km/h in a 120km/h zone near Real's Valdebebas training ground.
Marcelo did not know his licence wasn't valid, sources insist
Sources close to Marcelo told El Mundo that the 31-year-old was unaware he did not have any points remaining on his licence.
Marcelo punished for tax evasion in 2018
This is not Marcelo's first brush with the Spanish justice system. In 2018, he accepted a four-month suspended prison sentence and a 750,000-euro fine for tax evasion relating to income earned from image rights.