Despite making just nine appearances, all starts, for Tulsa towards the end of last season, Marlon scored five goals and added three assists. The 24-year-old from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil was initially signed in August and immediately provided a boost to the lineup. In Marlon’s nine matches, Tulsa went 4-3-2, the team’s best stretch of the 2019 season.
Before coming to Tulsa, Marlon played for several clubs in Brazil, including Madureira, Botafogo PB, Bangu, and Nova Iguaçu. Competing in various youth leagues and cup competitions, Marlon made 50 appearances, 32 starts, and 11 goals over four years in Brazil.