Actual Madrid defender Marcelo may miss the second leg of their Champions League semi-final towards Chelsea for a fairly weird cause.
The Brazilian featured within the first leg in Madrid as the sport ended 1-1 to depart the tie finely poised forward of the sport at Stamford Bridge subsequent Wednesday.
However Marcelo may very well be pressured to overlook it as a result of he’s been referred to as as much as monitor a polling station throughout native elections.
The elections happen on Tuesday, Could four and the sport will happen the next day, however the workforce will journey on the day of the elections.
The Spanish membership are stated to be ‘analysing the state of affairs’ to see if ‘any regulation will let him journey with the workforce’.
El Mundo declare the membership have appealed to the Electoral Fee, however the request has been denied.
The 32-year-old was granted Spanish citizenship in 2011, that means he, like all Spaniards, may be referred to as as much as work at a polling station the place they’re paid €65 (£56).
There was a precedent within the latest previous with different gamers in Spain capable of excused.
Levante goalkeeper Aitor Fernández was named on a reserve record in the course of the November 2019 basic election however was excused and allowed to play a La Liga match at Athletic Bilbao.
Bilbao’s Inaki Williams was excused from working at a polling station in 2015 as a result of voting clashed with a match towards Levante.