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Dani Alves to wear 23 jersey number as a tribute to Lebron James

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Alves has finally left Barcelona

Dani Alves has completed his move to Juventus from Barcelona after a trophy-laden career with the Catalans.  Upon arriving at Juve he was asked to give a quote to which he response was “Forza Juve.”

Alves is now 33 and seems to have joined the right club with the Old Lady know for getting the best out of it’s veterans. There were several Premier league clubs that were linked to the Brazilian in the past but he’s decided Serie A to be his next challenge.

Alves recently decided to choose his Jersey number as 23. He explained the reason for that as well while speaking to “I’ve picked the No. 23 shirt. LeBron James is someone I admire for the way he constantly reinvents himself and never rests on his laurels, always aiming for new challenges and triumphs.”

“After leaving Miami, where he was enjoying a good career, he’s come back with a bang and reinvented himself. It’s a decision that brought about my choice to move to a new country, meet new teammates and experience another type of football.”, he added.

Lebron James one of the best Basketballers around recently fulfilled a promise he had made to the people of Cleveland by lifting the NBA Championship with the Cavaliers in an playoff final against the Golden State Warriors.

The Cavs were trailing 3-1 in Game 4 and won four games in a row to pip the Warriors 4-3. Alves has chosen Lebron’s jersey number to honor one of his favorite sports personalities.

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