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DANI ALVES

DANI ALVES

BRA
  • Date of Birth: 6 May 1983
  • Height: 172 cm
  • Shirt number: 2
  • Position: Defender
  • Current club: FC Barcelona (ESP)
  • International Caps: 69
  • International Goals: 5
  • First international: Brazil - Ecuador (10 October 2006)

Daniel Alves made the jump from playing at Bahia to La Liga when he signed for Sevilla in 2003 and Barcelona in 2008, and will return to Brazil for the FIFA Confederations Cup to help anchor down A Seleção’s backline.

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Photos

  • Brazil's defender Dani Alves drives the ball past Japan's
  • Brazil's defender Dani Alves tries to score during a training session of the national team at the National Stadium (Mane Garrincha), in Brasilia, on the eve of the kick off of the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 football tournament, on June 14, 2013.
  • Brazilian soccer player Lucas Moura (R) celebrates scoaring against France with Dani Alves

Statistics

8.72
Matches Played5
Minutes Played450
Goals for0
Yellow cards1
Red Cards0

All Time Statistics

FIFA World Cup™ Final - 2010
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531100000
FIFA U-20 World Cup Final - 2003
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751100300
FIFA Confederations Cup - 2009, 2013
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770010200
FIFA Club World Cup - 2009, 2011
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330000000
FIFA World Cup™ Qualifier - 2010
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962110200

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Video

Brazil 1:0 South Africa

Ellis Park Stadium, Johannesburg
Thursday 25 June 2009