Dani Alves: 'I would rather have been a musician than a footballer'

Paris Saint-Germain Dani Alves has made a stunning revelation that playing professional football was not his ambition in his early days.


The Brazil international has won 19 major honours in his career including the Champions League and Europa League twice, but he would not have achieved the accolades, had things gone his way.

Speaking in an exclusive with FourFourTwo, Alves admitted that he spent his youth fiddling with musical instruments, and his father was the prime reason behind him switching to football, he said: "Honestly, I would have rather been a musician, but I accepted his idea to be a footballer, I managed to make his dream come true, something I couldn't imagine even in my wildest dreams. I made the dream of my biggest idol, my role model, come true.

Kylian Mbappe wants to mark history with Paris Saint-Germain

Paris Saint-Germain's Kylian Mbappe has insisted that he wants to mark history with the former French champions following his initial loan move from Monaco on transfer deadline day.


The 18-year-old linked up with Les Parisiens on a season-long long with the obligation for a permanent switch at €180m in the summer of 2018.

In an interview with TF1, Mbappe said that he would like to mark the history in his hometown and Paris Saint-Germain were the perfect to encourage his development, he said: "Big players have marked history in their country whether with the national team or their club. What I want to do is to really mark the history of my city. PSG was really the project that allowed me to carry on my progress while playing."

DANI ALVES THOUGHT NEYMAR WOULD JOIN PSG

According to reports, Brazilian fullback DaniAlves dumped Manchester City for Paris St Germain because he thought his superstar compatriot Neymar would move to the French side as well.


Alves was thought to be on his way to the Etihad to reunite with his former Manager Pep Guardiola. The former Barcelona man reportedly verbally agreed to join City but then made a U-turn to Paris.

After 1 successful season with Juventus, DaniAlves leaves the Italians

DaniAlves released a post which confirmed his exit from the Italian club Juventus which read: ¨Today our professional relationship ends and I will carry away with me all those who truly make Juve a great club¨


¨I would like to thank all the Juventus supporters for the year I’ve had, to my team-mates who welcomed me like the professionals they are, for a club that wins and reaches finals¨

Dani Alves hints at Manchester City Move

Brazil international Dani Alves has dropped a huge hint that he would reunite with manager Pep Guardiola at Manchester City next season.


The right-back is available on a Bosman move this summer after he decided to mutually cut his ties with Juventus. The 34-year-old had attended a charity event in Brazil last week prior to his release from Juventus, where he gave a suggestion that he could link up with the Citizens.

JUVENTUS AND THEIR NEED TO WIN THE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

All over the world, the greatest challenge faced by champions is the motivation to win the same battle over and over again.


How to make sure that the hunger to keep winning never disappears.

Pep Guardiola on his last news conference as he left the most successful team witnessed in the 21stcentury famously said that inability to motivate his troops was the main reason he decided his time was up at the Camp Nou.

DANI ALVES WANTS TWO YEAR DEAL OR NOTHING

Former Barcelona defender Dani Alves is taking no chances this time at Juventus as he has reportedly asked the Turin based club for a contract extension. The full back joined last term for free from Barcelona, claiming the Catalan side was ungrateful.

After helping Juve win yet another Scudetto and reach the final of the Champions League, Alves wants guarantee for his immediate future with the move. Reports in Brazil claim the 34-year old asked Juve to extend his deal to at least 2019 or he could walk away now that there are numerous prospective employers.

Daniel Alves wants Juventus to act fast or he will leave

Daniel Alves went through his debut season as a player of Juventus and it was a successful campaign as the Brazilian defender helped the Italian club in lifting their 6th consecutive Serie A title.


They also managed to reach the finals of the UEFA Champions League and Daniel Alves played a huge role in this feat as the experienced player was a regular starter in both competitions.

DANI ALVES CRUCIAL TO JUVENTUS’ UCL DREAM

Former Barcelona defender DaniAlves has proven himself crucial to the UEFA Champions League dream of Juventus.


The Brazilian proved this with his brilliant display in the semi-final clash with Monaco. He contributed both assists that helped Gonzalo Higuain net a brace against the youthful French side. They go into the return leg at home with full confidence as they are almost assured of a favourable result.

Xavi Hernandez Calls for Barcelona to Re-Sign Dani Alves

Former Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez says that the club should consider bringing back defender Dani Alves to the club in the summer.


The Brazilian joined Juventus on a free transfer in the summer. He has already made a huge impact at the Italian club, who have been able to secure a 3-0 win over Barcelona in the first leg at the Juventus stadium. As Alves prepares for a return to the Camp Nou where he spent eight years of his career, Xavi has instigated the talk about a potential return to the Spanish outfit on a permanent basis.

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