Dani-Alves
Dani Alves | Biography
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  • Full Name Daniel Alves Da Silva
  • Nickname Dani Alves
  • Occupation Football Player
  • Nationality Brazilian
  • Birthplace Juazeiro, Bahia, Brazil
  • Birth Date May 06, 1983
  • Age 39 Years, 4 Months
Brazilian Football Player

Dani Alves | Biography

FIFA World Cup 2003, S. Paulo F.C. and Cope America Player

Alves qualified for the 2003 FIFA World Youth Championship, where he left an impact as Brazil won the competition. He was rated the championship's third-best player. Likewise, from 2006 to 2019, he played 118 matches as part of the Brazil National Football Team and scored eight goals within the period. 


Dani Alves is one of the renowned faces among the national Brazilian football team.

Who is Dani Alves?

Daniel Alves Da Silva is a Brazilian professional right-back footballer who is one of the representatives of La Liga club Barcelona and the Brazil national team. 

He was born on 6 May 1983 in Juazeiro, Bahia, Brazil, to a family of farmers. His father was a football fan, so he started playing as a child. His father even formed and managed a football team in their community where Alves initially played as a winger. But his father re-positioned him as a right-back since he couldn't score goals. He continued playing from that position to date. 

He began his professional football career as a right-back in the football club Esporte Clube Bahia where he played from 2001 to 2003. Then, leaving Bahia, he joined Sevilla F.C. and played for the team till 2008. After that, he played for F.C. Barcelona from 2008 till 2016 and for Juventus F.C. from 2016 to 2017. He next joined Paris Saint-Germain in 2017 and remained till 2019. And then, since 2019, he has been playing for S. Paulo F.C. as of 2021. 

Alves qualified for the 2003 FIFA World Youth Championship, where he left an impact as Brazil won the competition. He was rated the championship's third-best player. Likewise, from 2006 to 2019, he played 118 matches as part of the Brazil National Football Team and scored eight goals within the period. 

Besides, he has been a member of the South Africa 2010 and Brazil 2014 squads and the Copa América 2007, 2011, 2015, 2016, and 2019. Furthermore, he won two Copa América, one in 2007 and the other in 2019, as part of the Brazilian football team and two FIFA Confederations Cup in 2009 and 2013. In addition, he won a gold medal in the 2020 Summer Olympics with the Brazil Team.

Net Worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Alves has a net worth of $60 million, owing to his career as a football player.

Wife and Height

Alves got married to his first wife, Dinorah Santa Ana, in 2008, and the couple together shared two children. Unfortunately, their relationship couldn't last long. They divorced in 2011. 

He then married Joana Sanz in 2017. Sanz is a model most known for her print work, appearing in Elle magazine editorials and television commercials for firms like Jimmy Choo. 

Further, Alves stands 5 feet and 7 inches tall.

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