In what was an incredible, pulsating game between Real Madrid and Bayern Munich at the Bernabeu in the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final, one man stood out.

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Not Cristiano Ronaldo, not Robert Lewandowski, but Marcelo. Yes, Marcelo!

The Brazilian made not one but TWO goalline clearances to keep his side in the tie and the photos demonstrate just how special his interventions were:

Quite rightly, fans showered the full-back, who does not often receive such plaudits, with praise…

A stunning performance from the defender. Take a bow, son!

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