|Full name Marciel Silva da Silva|
Date joined 2015
Height 1.86 m
|Playing position |
Name Marciel da
|Date of birth (1995-03-08) 8 March 1995 (age 20)|
Current team Sport Club Corinthians Paulista (#22 / Midfielder)
Place of birth Porto Alegre, Brazil
Marciel Silva da Silva (born 8 March 1995) is a Brazilian footballer who plays as midfielder for Corinthians.
Marciel began playing for Grêmio's academy at the age of ten. He was part of the team until 2012, when he was released. He joined a youth project team called Fragata, owned by former Brazil national football team player Emerson. He eventually draw attention of Juventus, but signed a loan deal on the same year with Roma's academy. The loan ended in 2013 as Marciel didn't have a EU passport, therefore being unable to continue. In April 2014, Marciel signed a loan deal with Corinthians' academy and had a very successful campaign. He won the 2014 U20 Campeonato Paulista, 2014 U20 Campeonato Brasileiro and the 2015 Copa São Paulo de Futebol Júnior, including being chosen as the best player of the latter tournament.
Marciel was bought by R$1,000,000 and promoted to Corinthians main squad in February 2015, right after the end of Copa São Paulo de Futebol Júnior.
Marciel made his professional debut on 27 June 2015, as he entered in the second half of Corinthians' 2–1 victory against Figueirense at Arena Corinthians. He made his first league start in a home win against Fluminense on September 2. He also scored his first goal for Corinthians, as he netted the first goal of a 2–0 victory.