The most decorated football player in history, Alves faces up to 12 years in prison for sexual assault
Photo: Dani Alves/us.marca.com
Brazilian football player Dani Alves is accused of sexual assault in Spain, the complaint was received by the Catalan police on January 2. This is reported by the Spanish newspaper Marca.
Alves is in custody without bail in Barcelona, he may face from one to 12 years in prison. On January 21, the Mexican club Pumas, in which he played since July 2022, terminated the agreement with the football player.
A source close to the investigation told AFP that the woman accuses the football player of rape and repeated her accusation before the judge on Friday, January 20.
Spanish media write that the alleged sexual violence occurred in a popular nightclub in Barcelona on the night of 30 to 31 December.
Ch Head coach of “Barcelona” Xavi said that the accusations and the detention of Dani Alves shocked him. Alves played for Barcelona" for eight seasons from 2008 to 2016.
Alves also played for Sevilla, Paris Saint-Germain, Sao Paulo, Juventus and other clubs.
Dani Alves is the most titled football player in history, he has 43 football trophies to his credit. Alves became the six-time champion of Spain, the two-time champion of France, the champion of Italy, won the Champions League three times, twice – in the UEFA Cup, three times – in the UEFA Super Cup. As part of the Brazilian national team, he twice won the Confederations Cup (2009, 2013) and the America's Cup (2007, 2019), and also became the Olympic champion (2021).
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