|Full name||Marcelo da Paixão Ramos Nicácio|
|Date of birth||5 January 1983|
|Place of birth||Salvador, Bahia, Brazil|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|2007||→ CRB (loan)|
|2008||→ América-RN (loan)|
|2009||→ Fortaleza (loan)||31||(17)|
|2010||→ Figueirense (loan)||10||(2)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 February 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).
In January 2009 Nicácio joined Fortaleza on loan from Atlético Mineiro. In the first half of the year, he scored 13 goals in the Campeonato Cearense. He also completed the season as the Série B's top goal-scorer with 17 goals.
In 2010 he signed for Figueirense and scored 2 goals in 10 matches of Série B.
In September 2010, Nicácio joined Ceará. He made his debut in a 1–1 home draw against Goiás on 20 September, coming on as a substitute for Kempes. He scored his first goal on 2 October, in a 2–2 away draw against Corinthians.
In the first half of 2011, Nicácio scored 16 goals in the Campeonato Cearense and Ceará were crowned champions. He continued scoring as he scored Ceará's opening goal of the Série A match in their 3–0 win over Atlético Mineiro on 7 July. On 10 August, Nicácio scored a last-minute winning goal in a 2–1 home win over São Paulo in their second stage first leg tie of the Copa Sudamericana.
On 8 December 2011, Nicácio signed for Bulgarian A PFG side Litex Lovech. He made his league debut on 3 March 2012 in a 3–0 home win over Vidima-Rakovski, scoring a hat-trick. Week later, he scored a brace against Svetkavitsa at the Dimitar Burkov Stadium. On 14 March, Nicácio scored a penalty in a 2–0 win over Minyor Pernik in the Bulgarian Cup. He continued his fine form scoring the only goal in a 1–0 win against Slavia Sofia on 18 March. However, 37 minutes after his goal, he received his first red card in Bulgarian football.
All stats correct as of 2 April 2013.
|Club||Season||Série B||Copa do Brasil||Cearense||Continental||Other||Total|
|Club||Season||Série B||Copa do Brasil||Catarinense||Continental||Other||Total|
|Club||Season||Série A||Copa do Brasil||Cearense||Continental||Other||Total|
|Club||Season||A PFG||Bulgarian Cup||———||Continental||Other||Total|
|Club||Season||Série A||Copa do Brasil||Baiano||Continental||Other||Total|
- Campeonato Cearense: 2009
- Campeonato Cearense: 2011
- Campeonato Baiano: 2013
- Campeonato Cearense Top scorer: 2009 (with 13 goals)
- Campeonato Brasileiro Série B Top scorer: 2009 (with 17 goals)
- Campeonato Cearense Top scorer: 2011 (with 16 goals)
- "Campeonato Cearense 2009 Statistics". bolanaarea.com.
- "Ceará 1–1 Goiás". soccerway.com. Retrieved 20 September 2010.
- "Ceará 3–0 Atlético Mineiro". soccerway.com. Retrieved 7 July 2011.
- "Copa Sudamericana: Ceara edge ahead". espn.go.com. Retrieved 10 August 2011.
- "Литекс взе бразилски голаджия" (in Bulgarian). pfclitex.com. Retrieved 8 December 2011.
- "Vitória contrata atacante Marcelo Nicácio" (in Portuguese). globoesporte.globo.com. Retrieved 5 July 2012.
- "Marcelo Nicácio Career Statistics". soccerway.com.
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