|Full name Marcel Correia|
Name Marcel Correia
Date joined 2011
1995–2008 1. FC Kaiserslautern
Weight 81 kg
Height 1.86 m
|Date of birth (1989-05-16) 16 May 1989 (age 26)|
Place of birth Kaiserslautern, West Germany
Current team Eintracht Braunschweig (#25 / Defender)
Marcel Correia (born 16 May 1989) is a Portuguese footballer who plays for 1. FC Kaiserslautern, as a centre-back.
Early life and career
Correia was born to Portuguese parents in Kaiserslautern, but does not hold German citizenship. In 1995, he joined the youth system of his hometown club 1. FC Kaiserslautern and was promoted to the club's reserve side in 2008.
In 2011, Correia transferred to 2. Bundesliga side Eintracht Braunschweig. At the end of the 2016–17 season and after two years of captaining the team, he was released by Braunschweig. In this time there, he made 19 Bundesliga and 94 2. Bundesliga appearances.
In June 2017, Correia returned to his boyhood club 1. FC Kaiserslautern, also of the 2. Bundesliga, signing a three-year contract.