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Daniel Alves Biography & Latest News

Daniel Alves Biography

Daniel Alves da Silva commonly known as Dani Alves, is a Brazilian footballer who plays as an offensive right defender for FC Barcelona and the Brazilian national team. Dani Alves made his professional debut for Esporte Clube Bahia in a match against Paraná Clube, for the 2001 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A. During 2002-2003, he was on loan with Sevilla. Around that time, he played in the 2003 FIFA World Youth Championship where he impressed as Brazil won the tournament; he was named as the third best player of the tournament. In December 2006, he signed a new contract with Sevilla, tying him to the club until 2012. He had a successful 2006–07 season, making 47 appearances and scoring five goals. On 2 July 2008, Alves joined FC Barcelona on a four-year contract, that included a buy-out clause of €90 million. Alves was instrumental in Barca's winning of their third consecutive La Liga title and fourth Champions League title. He earned his first international cap in a friendly against Ecuador. He was included in Brazil's team for the 2007 Copa América. He appeared in four matches including the final against Argentina, where he gave an assist and scored a goal in a 3–0 victory.  

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5 times footballers had to deal with racism 
5 times footballers had to deal with racism 
Racism has tainted the beautiful game for a long time now, but some players have reacted to it wonderfully
Nelson Semedo: The man Barcelona had been looking for
Nelson Semedo: The man Barcelona had been looking for
The 30 million euro signing is turning out to be a great addition to the squad of Valverde's Barcelona
5 defenders in the current era who deserve the Ballon d'Or
5 defenders in the current era who deserve the Ballon d'Or
Quick look at 5 defenders of this generation who deserve to win the Ballon d'Or
10 best signings of the summer transfer window 
10 best signings of the summer transfer window 
These 10 players are the best and most influential signings of the summer transfer window
Serie A 2017/18: 5 reasons why it could be the most exciting season
Serie A 2017/18: 5 reasons why it could be the most exciting season
5 reasons we are excited about the Serie A this year.
Tottenham set to beat Manchester United to sign 24-year old star
Tottenham set to beat Manchester United to sign 24-year old star
Tottenham will surely be title contenders if they get this Ligue 1 ace
Dani Alves revels in 'dream' PSG start
Dani Alves revels in 'dream' PSG start
After helping Paris Saint-Germain come from behind to beat Monaco 2-1 in the Trophee des Champions, Dani Alves reflected on a dream start.
Scout Report, Nelson Semedo: Barcelona's long-term replacement for Dani Alves
Scout Report, Nelson Semedo: Barcelona's long-term replacement for Dani Alves
Scout Report on Barcelona's new signing Nelson Semedo
Nelson Semedo: Have Barcelona finally managed to replace Dani Alves?
Nelson Semedo: Have Barcelona finally managed to replace Dani Alves?
Barca new-boy Nelson Semedo has all the makings of a great signing due to his unique blend of attacking and defensive skill.
5 possible replacements for Dani Alves at Juventus
5 possible replacements for Dani Alves at Juventus
Juve are looking to replace one of last season's stars after he departed this week.
Transfer news and rumours of the day - 11th July 2017
Transfer news and rumours of the day - 11th July 2017
A quick look at all the top transfer news of the day.
Arsenal to let Alexis Sanchez join Manchester City on one condition and other transfer news and rumours of the day - 9th July, 2017
Arsenal to let Alexis Sanchez join Manchester City on one condition and other transfer news and rumours of the day - 9th July, 2017
A quick look at all the top transfer news of the day.
5 signings that could win Manchester City the Premier League
5 signings that could win Manchester City the Premier League
Here are the 5 players who solve problem positions, add depth and provide firepower for Pep Guardiola's City to win the league next season.
5 best players from the UEFA U-21 European Championship
5 best players from the UEFA U-21 European Championship
A closer look at the five best players from the UEFA U-21 Euros.
Manchester United and PSG back in for Barcelona superstar and other transfer news and rumours of the day: 3rd July 2017
Manchester United and PSG back in for Barcelona superstar and other transfer news and rumours of the day: 3rd July 2017
A quick look at all the top transfer news of the day.
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