Jose Mourinho was sacked by Manchester United on Tuesday, but Marcelo at Real Madrid still holds him in high regard.
Al Ain booked their place in the semi-finals of the Club World Cup following a 3-0 win over ES Tunis, setting up a clash with River Plate.
Real Madrid will face Kashima Antlers in the FIFA Club World Cup semi-finals after the AFC Champions League winners beat Guadalajara.
Team Wellington took a three-goal lead against Al Ain, but were ultimately beaten as the UAE Pro League champions prevailed on penalties.
After winning the Copa Libertadores, River Plate defender Jonatan Maidana is eager to face Real Madrid.
Karim Benzema is the seventh player to reach 200 goals for Real Madrid following his strike against Viktoria Plzen.
Club World Cup holders Real Madrid will take on either Chivas Guadalajara or the Asian champions in their 2018 semi-final.
Portugal's Joao Mario has endured a tough time at Inter, and he does not want any of his international team-mates to similarly suffer.
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has criticised FIFA for what he feels is an elitist, exclusive approach to a new Club World Cup.
Far from being annoyed that Renato Gaucho said he was a superior player to him, Real Madrid hero Cristiano Ronaldo was highly amused.