Well renowned with the nickname “The Tarantula,” Dani Alves is one of the best defenders in modern Football. The Champions League professional football player Alves plays for football club Barcelona, after his transfer from Sao Paulo in 2020. Alves is a versatile player who can play excellently at the defense, mainly as the center back. He has played as the right midfielder, Left back, and right-back position (usual position) for Barcelona’s present team.
Brazilian international Alves has played for his national team for a long time, earning his 119 Caps till date after his debut in 2006. Alves is the football player with the most senior trophies won in history. He has won 43 major trophies (national and club level), including the UEFA champions league and Copa America trophy in his career. Footballer Alves is widely regarded as one of the game’s finest defenders due to his intelligence, leadership quality, and versatility during the game. This biography on football star Dani Alves covers important moments from his early life to date.
|Full name||Dani Alves da Silva|
|Nickname||Also called the Tarantula|
|Date of birth||06-05-1983|
|Father’s name||Domingo Alves Da Silva|
|Mother’s name||Dona Lucia|
|Sibling’s name||One brother whose name is Ney Alves|
|Height||5’8″ (1.72 m)|
|Weight||154 pound (70 Kg)|
|Body measurement||Chest- 40 inches Waist- 32 inches Biceps: 13 inches|
|Body type||Athletic body|
|Eye color||Black color|
|Hair color||Black color|
|Shoe size||10 (US)|
|Girlfriend/wife/ex-wife||Ex-wife’s name is Dinora Santana. Present wife Joana Sanz|
|Children||One son and a daughter with his ex-wife|
|Children name||A son whose names are Daniel Alves and a daughter whose name is Victoria Alves|
|Net worth||Around 60 million dollars|
|Salary||Around 200k dollars|
|Playing position||Right-back, Right midfielder, Central midfielder|
|Social media presence||Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter|
|Sources of Income||Football Club salary and additional bonuses, endorsement, sponsorship, and merchandise|
|Last updated||Dec 2021|
Brazilian International Dani Alves was born to father Domingo Alves Da Silva and mother Dona Lucia. Footballer Alves was born to a middle-class family in the streets of Juazeiro, Brazil. His father was a farmer, and his mother was a housewife, so he did not have an easy childhood. Alves also has a brother whose name is Ney Alves.
The talented child was soon recruited in the ranks of the football club Bahia FC, and in early 2002 he was signed by Spanish football club Sevilla where he attracted interest from many elite football clubs. Silva played with number 32 on his jersey during his days at PSG, who now wears the number 8 at his current club FC Barcelona. Likewise, he uses number 13 in his national Jersey and Alves as his name in his club and his national team kit. Starting as a winger in his early days, he excelled at many defense line positions.
Dani Alves Age, height, weight, and body measurement
Dani Alves was born on 06-05-1983, making him 38 years old. He was born in Juazeiro, Brazil. His full name is Dani Alves da, Silva. He follows Roman Catholic as the religion, and his Zodiac (horoscope) sign is Taurus. He started his career as a right-back. Alves has continued to play at a high level since then, making him one of the finest players in contemporary football.
Alves measures 5 feet 8in feet tall and has an athletic frame. He has an average weight for a professional player, weighing roughly 154 pounds (70 kilograms) at rest. Alves has absolutely black hair and completely black eyes.
He is a consummate professional who takes excellent care of his physique, training, and food. Even at the age of 38, he performs admirably on the backline, making him an indispensable member of the squad. Dani has a chest measurement of 40 inches and a waist measurement of 32 inches. Similarly, his muscular biceps are 13 inches long. Similarly, Alves wears a size 10 shoe (US).
Dani Alves Salary and net worth
According to multiple sources, Dani Alves is worth around $60 million to date. He has played for many football clubs like Sevilla, FC Barcelona, Juventus, and PSG, As a result, a large portion of his earnings come from Football Club salaries and incentives, as well as endorsement and sponsorship arrangements.
Current Dani Alves Salary: 155,000 euros per year
He also earns a salary from his national football team. When he signed for the Spanish football club Sevilla in 2002, he earned a salary for that contract and a signing bonus. He later signed for one of the richest football clubs, PSG, for around two years. While with the club, he earned a large salary and performance bonus
.When his current contract ends, it is expected that the experienced defender would sign a contract extension with FC Barcelona. He has multiple expensive and fine cars in his collection, like Audi RS6 and Audi Q7.
Dani Alves Wife | Personal Life
Dani Alves was first married to a woman whose name is Dinora Santana. She sometimes used to be seen attending her husband’s games in the past. The couple is also parents to a son named Daniel Alves and a daughter named Victoria Alves.
The couple, however, has been living separately after the divorce. Dani Alves is currently married to a Spanish model whose name is Joana Sanz.
. The couple does not yet have any children. Alves himself is also a Fashion fan, and he has a huge following on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.
Dani Alves’s style of play and playing position
Brazilian international Dani Alves is an intelligent and versatile football with beautiful trophy collections throughout his career. His dribbling, crossing, and excellent passes make him one of the best defenders in Football. The champion’s league winner has excelled at many roles in the defending position, making him an all-around footballer. He has played mostly at the heart of the defense and as a center back, Left back, and currently as the right-back position for his present team FC Barcelona. Brazilian international Alves has played for his national team for a long time, earning his 119 Caps till date after his debut in 2006. He is famous as an excellent tackler and athletic player in Football.
Dani Alves is also quite active on social media platforms such as Instagram and Twitter. He keeps the fans up to date on the matches and his announcements. He publishes images of his holidays, family, and teammates, and he has a massive fan base all around the world. On social media, he posts photographs of his vehicles, watches, and children. He uploads pictures of his cars, watches, and children on social media.
Instagram: 34.4 million followers
Twitter: 9.1 million followers
Dani Alves FIFA 22 rating
Brazilian international Dani Alves has an overall rating of 81 in FIFA 22 game. He has the highest passing and dribbling out of other attributes as a full back. He has the highest 82 rating for passing and the lowest 66 rating for physical. His individual FIFA 22 rating for different attributes are:
- Pace: 76
- Shooting: 70
- Passing: 82
- Dribbling: 82
- Defense: 75
- Physical: 66
- He started his football career by playing as a winger for a local club in Brazil.
- Dani later moved to another Brazilian club Bahia where he played for four years from 2002-08.
- He was initially loaned Sevilla from football club Bahia, and his loan deal was made permanent in 2003.
Dani Alves professional Career (Playing from 2006-present)
- After his loan move to Sevilla was made permanent, he went on to win many titles like UEFA Europa League and UEFA Super cup.
- He moved to FC Barcelona in a 27 million dollar deal, where he achieved immense success.
- Footballer Alves played eight seasons for the Spanish team and scored 14 times in the meantime.
- He played one season with Juventus and two seasons with PSG, winning several trophies and titles.
- Dani returned to his native Brazil, where he played for two seasons before finally returning to FC Barcelona in 2021.
Dani Alves Trophies
- Six times Spanish league champion with FC Barcelona
- Three times UEFA Champions League winner with FC Barcelona
- Similarly, Three times UEFA super cup winner with FC Barcelona
- Three times FIFA club world cup winner with FC Barcelona
- Four times Copa del Rey and Supercopa de Espana champion with FC Barcelona
- Two times UEFA Europa champion with Sevilla
- One time Copa del Rey and Supercopa de Espana champion with Sevilla.
- Likewise, One time UEFA Super cup winner with Sevilla.
- One time Italian league title winner with Juventus.
- Coppa Italia champion with Juventus in 2017
- Two times French league champion and Trophee des champions with PSG
- One time Coupe de France and Coupe de la Ligue winner with PSG
- Campeonato Paulista title winner with Sao Paulo
- Two times Copa America winner with Brazilian national team in 2007 and 2019
- Two times FIFA confederations cup winner with Brazilian national team in 2009 and 2013