ALVES PENALISED IN WIN OVER LEVANTE

Brazilian international fullback DaniAlves didn't have the best of games as his Barcelona side left it late to secure a 3-2 away win over Levante in the Spanish La Liga last weekend.Dani Alves was given a start by manager Xavi Hernandez for the trip to face Levante in the league and he lasted 80 minutes before being replaced by French defender Christian Lenglet.

ALVES MISSES OUT ON GALATASARAY WIN

Brazilian international Dani Alves was a major absentee for Barcelona in their Europa League last 16 second leg clash with Turkish Super League side Galatasaray. Dani Alves was not in the Barcelona squad that beat hosts Galatasaray 2-1 in the second leg of their round of 16 tie to seal a quarterfinal berth in the Europa League this season via a 2-1 aggregate win.

ALVES: BARCELONA WILL BE BACK NEXT SEASON

Barcelona defender Dani Alves has made it clear that the club are still very much undergoing a development stage and that the progress is already showing on the pitch. Alves returned to the Camp Nou once again after signing a one-year contract that will see him play for the Spanish La Liga giants for at least one year, with the option to further extend the deal for another year.
One would think that at 38, Alves should be already hanging his boots and calling it quit on his career, but that has not been the case with the former Juventus star has shown that he is a fine wine and that age has nothing on him.

WHAT HAVE YOU DONE DANI ALVES?

Dani Alves is back in Barca, five and a half long years after he left the club. Alves has been sort of a journeyman since he left the club, having played for Juventus, PSG, and Sao Paulo in that time. The Brazilian became the first signing of the Xavi era and has since gone on to some impressive performances since he signed.

While he has a cult following at the club, he may have irked some section of the Blaugrana fanbase by his latest statement. The menacing left-back was asked to mention players that would make his dream team, and they are a surprise omission. He selected Victor Valdez, Puyol, Xavi, and Samuel Eto’o as the best players in the four key positions on a football pitch.

ALVES TALKS MESSI, BARCELONA RETURN

Dani Alves made a surprising return to Barcelona in November 2021. The Brazilian right-back returned to the Spanish La Liga side some days after the club appointed Xavi Hernandez as their new manager. The 38-year-old was a free agent when the Catalan giants pounced on the chance to bring him back to the Nou Camp.

Brazilian defender Dani Alves became a free agent in September 2021. The veteran player refused to train at Sao Paulo due to unpaid wages on his return from national team duty at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Dani Alves was the Brazil skipper as they retained their gold medal in the football event at the Olympics in Tokyo, Japan last summer. Brazil had earlier won their maiden gold medal on home soil as they saw off Germany to win the football event at the 2016 Olympics in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro.

ALVES PICKS HIS BALLON D'OR WINNER

New Barcelona signing Dani Alves has picked his Ballon d'Or winner for this year and it's not long-time friend, Lionel Messi.

Speaking after the Ballon d'Or Award Ceremony held on Monday night via Football London, Dani Alves said that Inter Milan midfielder Christian Eriksen should be given all the awards including the prestigious Ballon d'Or Award. According to him, a message can be sent to everyone that there are things more important than Sports.

Dani Alves had earlier stated that Messi is a worthy recipient of the Ballon d'Or Award with what he achieved this year, but he would have given it to Danish international Eriksen to send a message that life is more important than football.

ALVES REAFFIRMS LOVE FOR BARCELONA

Dani Alves has reaffirmed his love for theCatalan giants Barcelona whom he missed while the Brazilian international was away from the club. According to him, it's an honour and pleasure to return home after a long time.

Ex-Barcelona fullback Dani Alves talked about his love and affection towards the Nou Camp outfit in a chat with the club's official TV channel, BarcaTV. Dani Alves had previously stated that he would be happy to return to the pitch in the colours of Barcelona if the club needs him.

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