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|Full name||Marcelo Cordeiro de Souza|
|Date of birth||April 12, 1981|
|Place of birth||Niterói, Brazil|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Playing position||Left back|
|2001||Vasco da Gama|
|2001–2002||Vasco da Gama||0||(0)|
|2010||→ Botafogo (loan)||49||(7)|
|2011–2012||→ Portuguesa (loan)||86||(10)|
|2015–||Red Bull Brasil||7||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 October, 2015.
Born in Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Cordeiro graduated with Vasco da Gama's youth setup, but left in the following year after the club's financial troubles. He subsequently resumed his career in the lower levels.
Cordeiro scored his first professional goals on 9 July, netting a brace in a 5–2 home routing over Botafogo. He appeared in 33 matches and scored five goals, and moved to Internacional on 9 January 2009.
Cordeiro was subsequently loaned to Botafogo and Portuguesa, and signed permanently with the latter in November 2011. He was an ever-present figure with Lusa, appearing in more than 100 matches for the club.
- Campeonato Carioca: 2010
- Cruzeiro estréia com vitória fora de casa (Cruzeiro debuts with an away win); Globo Esporte, 10 May 2008 (Portuguese)
- Vitória goleia e mantém hegemonia sobre o Botafogo (Vitória thrashes and maintains dominance over Botafogo); Globo Esporte, 9 July 2008 (Portuguese)
- Inter contrata Michel Alves e Marcelo Cordeiro (Inter signs Michel Alves and Marcelo Cordeiro); Internacional's official website, 7 January 2009 (Portuguese)
- Marcelo Cordeiro deve ser anunciado pelo Botafogo na segunda (Marcelo Cordeiro may be announced by Botafogo on Monday); Clic RBS. Retrieved on 5 February 2015 (Portuguese)
- Portuguesa acerta empréstimo do lateral Marcelo Cordeiro (Portuguesa completes the loan of full-back Marcelo Cordeiro); ESPN Brasil, 8 January 2011 (Portuguese)
- Portuguesa renova com o lateral-esquerdo Marcelo Cordeiro até o final de 2013 (Portuguesa renews with left-back Marcelo Cordeiro until the end of 2013); UOL Esporte, 18 November 2011 (Portuguese)
- Marcelo se apresenta ao Sport (Marcelo presents himself to Sport); Sport's official website, 25 April 2013 (Portuguese)
- Marcelo Cordeiro é dispensado do Sport e detona diretoria: "Interfere na escalação" (Marcelo Cordeiro is released by Sport and blasts board: "Interferes in the lineups"); Superesportes, 30 May 2014 (Portuguese)
- Metrô anuncia dois reforços para a Série D: Hiroshi e Marcelo Cordeiro (Metrô announces two signings for Série D: Hiroshi and Marcelo Cordeiro); Globo Esporte, 4 August 2014 (Portuguese)