Dani Alves set to become Brazil’s oldest World Cup

Dani Alves will become Brazil’s oldest World Cup captain against Cameroon on Friday. The 39-year-old full-back, who now plays in Mexico for UNAM Pumas, will wear the armband as manager Tite prepares to make changes. Brazil have already qualified for the last 16 with top spot in Group G guaranteed if they avoid defeat. Alves said: “For me, it represents…

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Dani Alves set to leave Barcelona for the second time

Dani Alves has confirmed he is leaving Barcelona for a second time after returning to the club last year. The 39-year-old right-back rejoined Barcelona in November, five years after he left the Nou Camp for Juventus. In all, Alves made 407 appearances for Barcelona, winning six La Liga titles. “I would like to thank all the staff for the opportunity…

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Dani Alves makes second Barcelona debut in Copa Del Rey victory

Barcelona survived a Copa del Rey scare against third-tier Linares as Dani Alves marked his first Barca appearance in more than five years with a victory. Alves, 38, made his long-awaited second debut, having had to wait for the January registration window to open following his signing in November. But the Spanish minnows took a shock half-time lead through Hugo…

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Dani Alves part ways with Sao Paulo over wage disputes

Sao Paulo say that they have parted ways with experienced player Dani Alves. This comes after the defender refused to play for the club amid a dispute over his pay packet. The veteran Brazilian returned to play in his home country in 2019 following a prolific decade-and-a-half spell in Europe. It is the latest twist in a long-running saga between…

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