Real Madrid’s Marcelo could miss Chelsea game with election duty

When Genuine Madrid heads to London next week for the 2nd leg of their Champions League semifinal with Chelsea, protector Marcelo Vieira might be stuck at house in Spain.

Marcelo was arbitrarily chosen by the Spanish federal government for election task next week, according to El Mundo .

All signed up citizens in Spain are participated in an illustration, and individuals are arbitrarily chosen to work at the surveys for each election — Tuesday’s election is for seats in the Madrid Assembly. Employees are paid about $78 for their service.

Marcelo was born in Brazil, nevertheless has actually been a person of Spain for a years. The 32-year-old is, naturally, “very upset by his electoral luck.”

Colleague Victor Chust was likewise chosen for election task, though he is hurt and wasn’t set to play next week anyhow.

Can Marcelo leave election task?

Spanish law, , does permit particular exemptions to this law — consisting of for “professionals who must participate in public events to be held on the voting day that are scheduled before the electoral call when the party cannot be replaced and his nonparticipation forces suspension of the event, producing economic damages.”

In theory, that would permit a soccer gamer to leave election task. Per the report, Levante goalie Aitor Fernandez was approved an exemption in 2019 due to the fact that the group had a video game that very same day.

For Marcelo, however, that most likely doesn’t use. The elections are set for Tuesday, and Genuine Madrid won’t handle Chelsea up until Wednesday night. The group is preparing to take a trip to London on Tuesday early morning. Due to COVID-19 procedures in location, Marcelo might not have the ability to logistically make the trek to London and be cleared to play all in the very same day.

Genuine Madrid and Chelsea connected 1-1 in the very first leg of the Champions League semifinal on Tuesday. United States star with his early objective. The winner of Wednesday’s 2nd leg will fulfill either Paris Saint-Germain or Manchester City in the Champions League last next month.

Real Madrid's Marcelo

Marcelo might not have the ability to leave working the surveys in time genuine Madrid’s match with Chelsea in the Champions League semifinals next week. (AP/Bernat Armangue)

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Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.