|Full name||Marcelo Javier Cabrera Rivera|
|Date of birth||18 March 1992|
|Place of birth||Florida, Uruguay|
|Height||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|2014–2015||→ Recreativo (loan)||21||(0)|
|2016–2017||→ Argentinos Juniors (loan)||38||(6)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 June 2019|
Born in Florida, Cabrera graduated from Montevideo Wanderers F.C.'s youth setup. On 11 April 2010 he played his first match as a professional, coming on as a late substitute in a 1–1 away draw against Liverpool F.C. for the Uruguayan Primera División championship.
Cabrera scored his first professional goal on 2 October 2010, in a 2–0 away win against Racing Club de Montevideo. He appeared regularly for the club in the following three campaigns, but with his side only achieving mid-table positions.
On 21 July 2014 Cabrera signed a one-year loan deal with Recreativo de Huelva, in Spanish Segunda División. He made his debut for the club on 31 August, starting in a 0–0 away draw against Deportivo Alavés.
- Racing 0 vs Wanderers 2; Montevideo Wanderers' official website, 2 October 2010 (in Spanish)
- El Recreativo logra la cesión del uruguayo 'Cangrejo' Cabrera (Recreativo completes loan of Uruguayan 'Cangrejo' Cabrera); Marca, 21 July 2014 (in Spanish)
- "City pick up South American winger". FTBL. 9 July 2019.