Marcelo Santiago

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Personal information
Full name Marcelo Daniel Marques Santiago
Date of birth (1988-03-18) March 18, 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth São João de Loure, Portugal
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 16
Youth career
2004–2005 Beira-Mar
2005–2007 Porto
2007 Candal
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 Pontevedra B
2008–2009 Sporting Espinho 4 (0)
2009–2010 Pampilhosa 30 (9)
2010–2011 Gondomar 21 (3)
2011–2012 Tondela 22 (3)
2012 Jagodina 0 (0)
2013– Naval 11 (2)
National team
Portugal U-17 1 (0)
Portugal U-18 6 (1)
Portugal U-19 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 May 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 May 2013

Marcelo Daniel Marques Santiago (born 18 March 1988) is a Portuguese football midfielder who plays for Naval in the Portuguese Second League.

Club career[edit]

Born in São João de Loure, Albergaria-a-Velha Municipality,[1] he played in the youth team of S.C. Beira-Mar before moving to powerhouse F.C. Porto where he played in the youth teams (U-19) between 2005 and 2007.[2] In the season 2007–08 he makes his debut as senior in Spain playing with Pontevedra CF B team in the Spanish Third League.[1] The following season he returns to Portugal and plays the next 4 seasons in the Second Division B with 4 different clubs in each season, respectively S.C. Espinho, F.C. Pampilhosa, Gondomar S.C. and C.D. Tondela.[1] In summer 2012 he moves abroad again, this time to Serbia, by signing with FK Jagodina.[1] He fails to make any appearance in the Serbian SuperLiga and during the winter break he returns to Portugal and joins second level side Associação Naval 1º de Maio.[3]

National team[edit]

Marcelo represented Portugal at U-17, U-18 and U-19 levels.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e Marcelo at ForadeJogo
  2. ^ Marcelo at Footballzz
  3. ^ Marcelo at Soccerway