Marcelo Vieira da Silva Júnior
Real Madrid defender Marcelo said his team knew Cristiano Ronaldo would deliver when they most needed.
All 30 nominees for the 2017 Ballon d'Or have been announced by France Football, with Cristiano Ronaldo the favourite to retain his crown.
France Football have announced the first five nominees for the 2017 Ballon d'Or.
Brazil have named Juventus' Alex Sandro as the replacement for Marcelo for their World Cup qualifiers against Bolivia and Chile.
Marcelo will be out of action for up to a month due to a hamstring tear, leaving Real Madrid without their first-choice left-back.
Gareth Bale's treatment by some Real Madrid fans is giving Marcelo and the players cause for concern.
Neymar and his Brazil team-mates appear in jovial spirits on international duty judging by the skills on show in this video.
Marcelo has made it clear that Real Madrid's first-team players will support Cristiano Ronaldo, who has been linked with a move away.
Left-back Marcelo is a role model for the new Real Madrid signing Theo Hernandez, the former Atletico defender revealed.
Real Madrid were crowned champions of Spain for the first time since 2012 after defeating Malaga 2-0 on Sunday.