The defender used his social networks to respond to those who did not agree with his presence in the World Cup. “To live looking to ruin the dreams of others is to ruin your own”, he sentenced
Dani Alves will play his third World Cup (EFE/Juan Ignacio Roncoroni/Archivo)
The call-up of Dani Alves to play the 2022 World Cup in Qatar continues to leave material to cut in Brazil. This Tuesday it was the 39-year-old footballer himself who collected his stamina in the face of the criticism he received for being part of the list of 26 players drawn up by coach Tite, who, being left in the eye of the storm, < b>answered why he decided on the defender.
On his Instagram account, the former Barcelona player made a strong statement. “I have spent my whole life living with oppression and I just got to where I am. With a lot of honor and sacrifice you can also get there”, he assured.
“ And do you know why I managed to get where I got? Because you have to have courage, you have to have courage to face everything that comes, you have to have courage to be, you have to have courage to exist, you have to have courage to resist, “he added.
strong defense of Dani Alves for the criticism after his call to the World Cup in Qatar
Dani Alves continued with his extensive and harsh release. “I encourage you to do this too or you will always be trying to numb those who are capable. If you are going to challenge me, let it be with the best, because I will hardly find so much mediocrity there”.
“Living trying to ruin the dreams of others is living one step away from ruining yours. Do not forget that a gift God has given us all. Focus on the mission Only on the mission! ”, He concluded he.
Dani Alves will play his third World Cup after South Africa 2010 and Brazil 2014. Although Tite had to leave him out of Russia 2018 due to injury, the coach gave him a chance at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and the team won the second gold medal in said competition.
Dani Alves is excited about lifting the World Cup in Qatar and achieving the sixth conquest for his country
This Monday, at the presentation of the final list, Tite was asked a question about a survey done on Twitter in which the 89.7 percent of the participants were against the citation of Dani Alves. “What a reference is Twitter with the millions of fans that Brazil has. I did not come here to please the people who are on Twitter or social networks and who express themselves, ”replied the 61-year-old technical director.
Then he justified about Alves: “The technical and individual quality that Dani provides is impressive. He is an organizer, articulator. That is his role, that is what he can bring us”. In addition, he explained that the current Pumas player “is still one of the team captains.”
When asked about the absence of weight figures, he justified: team is going to win, but the team arrives stronger, more structured. And humanly more involved, athletes know how we work. The team arrives firmer, stronger and more consistent for the World Cup”. The Canarinha coach, in his six years in charge, recorded 58 wins, 13 draws and only 5 losses. Their roster for Qatar features nine forwards.
Brazil will debut on Thursday November 24 at the Lusail Stadium against Serbia for the first day of Group G. Four days later they will play against Switzerland for the second date and will close the first phase of the competition on Friday, December 2 when they face Cameroon.