close

News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox

Dani Alves

Former Barcelona right-back Dani Alves joins Sao Paulo on a free transfer

Alves is the only player to win 40 trophies across club and international football and Sao Paulo referred to the signing as the "the most victorious player in the history of football".

Aug 02, 2019, 16:06 PM IST

Neymar loses Brazil captaincy to Dani Alves for Copa America

The Copa America will be played from June 14 to July 7, with hosts Brazil, who have not won the title since 2007, taking on Bolivia in the opening match in Sao Paulo before facing Venezuela and Peru.

May 28, 2019, 13:01 PM IST

How the World Cup favourites are shaping up

 The phoney war is over and most of the big guns have arrived in Russia ahead of the start of the World Cup on Thursday. AFP Sport takes a look at how the favourites are shaping up.

Jun 11, 2018, 17:45 PM IST

Without Neymar, PSG have to get up and get on with it: Dani Alves

Dani Alves insists Paris Saint-Germain have what it takes to beat Real Madrid in their Champions League showdown on Tuesday even without the injured Neymar.

Mar 05, 2018, 20:10 PM IST

Neymar left Barcelona to step out of Lionel Messi's shadow, says Dani Alves

Paris St Germain forward Neymar left Barcelona in order to escape the shadow of Lionel Messi and increase Brazil`s chances of winning this year`s World Cup, according to club and country team-mate Dani Alves.

Jan 29, 2018, 20:29 PM IST

Edinson Cavani, Neymar on target as PSG outclass Bayern Munich

Bayern have been among the critics of PSG's spending policy after a summer which saw them notably spend a world-record 222 million euros ($264 million) to sign Neymar from Barcelona.

Sep 28, 2017, 08:52 AM IST

SEE PIC: Neymar poses with Brazilian Paris Saint-Germain team mates

The price paid for the 25-year-old was more than twice the amount paid by Manchester United to bring back Paul Pogba from Juventus. 

Aug 12, 2017, 22:19 PM IST

Dani Alves urges Neymar to be brave about his transfer decision

"I hope it will happen. I`ve got nothing to do with his decision, it`s a very important decision for him," said Alves, after scoring in PSG`s French Super Cup victory over Monaco in Tangiers on Saturday.

Jul 30, 2017, 16:16 PM IST

Dani Alves confirms Juventus departure through emotional Instagram post

Juventus full-back Dani Alves has confirmed that he is leaving the Italian champions after a season in Turin in a posting on his Instagram account on Tuesday.

Jun 28, 2017, 09:25 AM IST

Dani Alves all set to leave Juventus, Pep Guardiola reunion beckons

Guardiola signed Alves for Barcelona from Sevilla in 2008 before his first season in charge of the Catalans and the pair won three Liga titles, two Champions Leagues and two King`s Cups together.

Jun 22, 2017, 11:54 AM IST

Dani Alves to join Manchester City from Juventus

Alves still has one year left on his contract and City have been told a bid of around £5m would be sufficient to persuade the Turin club to sell the 34-year-old.

Jun 18, 2017, 08:06 AM IST

Champions League: Dani Alves' brilliance takes Juventus into final with 2-1 win over Monaco

Juventus, who ran out 4-1 aggregate winners, will face either Real Madrid or Atletico Madrid, who meet in the other semi-final at the Vicente Calderon Stadium on Wednesday with Real leading 3-0. 

May 10, 2017, 09:41 AM IST

UEFA Champions League: Juventus close on final as Gonzalo Higuain's double strike hurts Monaco

Higuain, who now has 31 goals this season, received applause from all around the ground as he came off to be replaced by Juan Cuadrado late on after a clinical display that showed just why Juve paid 90 million euros ($98m) to sign him from Napoli last year.

May 04, 2017, 09:28 AM IST

Champions League: Juventus get the better of Porto with 2-0 win; Leicester fail Sevilla hurdle despite away goal advantage

Marko Pjaca opened the scoring for Juventus in the 72nd minute after he shot back a deflected shot off Miguel Layun's foot to break the deadlock.

Feb 23, 2017, 11:10 AM IST

Dani Alves slams Barcelona, says 'club has no idea on how to treat players'

Alves said he chose Juventus -- bidding for a record sixth consecutive Serie A title this season -- because he wanted a challenge outside his "comfort zone at a club with a history and a winning mentality"

Feb 20, 2017, 23:22 PM IST

I was afraid of Lionel Messi, Barcelona stars, says Neymar

The 24-year-old joined Barcelona from Santos in 2013 and has developed into one of the best in the business.

Jul 13, 2016, 21:00 PM IST

Football Transfer: Barcelona's Dani Alves undergoes Juventus medical

Alves, 33, had announced earlier he would leave Barca as a free agent after eight successful seasons, during which he won 23 titles.

Jun 27, 2016, 16:11 PM IST

Brazilian defender Dani Alves confirms Juventus switch

The Brazilian international is a free agent after activating a clause in his Barcelona contract and has reportedly agreed to a two-year deal with the option for a third.

Jun 04, 2016, 16:02 PM IST

Barca confident Neymar will commit to long-term deal

Neymar scored 31 goals in 48 appearances last season to help the club win a domestic league and cup double.

Jun 03, 2016, 15:51 PM IST

Defender Dani Alves back to Barcelona training

Brazilian defender Dani Alves was the latest international footballer to join the Barcelona group in the final training session ahead of Saturday's La Liga clash against Rayo Vallecano in round eight of the competition.

Oct 16, 2015, 22:07 PM IST