Dani Alves

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Daniel "Dani" Alves da Silva (Portuguese: [dɐniˈɛw ˈawviz dɐ ˈsiwvɐ]; born 6 May 1983) is a Brazilian former professional footballer who played as a right-back. Starting his career at Bahia in 2001, Alves went on to have a successful six-year spell with Sevilla, winning two UEFA Cups and the Copa del Rey. He joined Barcelona for €32.5 million, becoming the third-most expensive defender of all-time at the time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dani Alves has received more than 10,660,054 page views. His biography is available in 77 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 73 in 2019). Dani Alves is the 227th most popular soccer player (down from 112th in 2019), the 73rd most popular biography from Brazil (down from 49th in 2019) and the 35th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

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  • 3.43

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among soccer players, Dani Alves ranks 227 out of 21,273Before him are Josip Skoblar, Radomir Antić, Wolfgang Overath, Alessandro Costacurta, Rui Costa, and Zbigniew Boniek. After him are Gaetano Scirea, Luís Figo, Marcel Desailly, Diego Forlán, Ștefan Kovács, and Raimundo Orsi.

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Among people born in 1983, Dani Alves ranks 5Before him are Kim Jong-un, Chris Hemsworth, Amy Winehouse, and Franck Ribéry. After him are Katrina Kaif, Ricardo Quaresma, Pepe, Edward Snowden, Loreen, Robin van Persie, and Philipp Lahm.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Dani Alves ranks 73 out of 2,236Before him are Zizinho (1921), Careca (1960), João Goulart (1918), Dunga (1963), Carlos Ghosn (1954), and Anita Garibaldi (1821). After him are Hélder Câmara (1909), Vicente Feola (1909), Zumbi (1655), Ernesto Geisel (1907), Dida (1973), and Fernanda Montenegro (1929).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Dani Alves ranks 35Before him are Tostão (1947), Ademir de Menezes (1922), Pepe (1935), Zizinho (1921), Careca (1960), and Dunga (1963). After him are Dida (1973), Marcelo (1988), Amarildo Tavares da Silveira (1939), Deco (1977), Edu Coimbra (1947), and Hilderaldo Bellini (1930).