Dani Alves

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Daniel Alves da Silva (Brazilian Portuguese: [ˈdɐ̃ni ˈawvis]; born 6 May 1983), known simply as Dani Alves, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a right-back for the Brazil national team. Considered one of the greatest right backs of all time, Alves is the most decorated player in the history of football with 43 trophies and the second-most decorated defender of all time in European competitions.Before joining Barcelona in 2008, Alves spent a successful six-year spell with Sevilla, winning two UEFA Cups and the Copa del Rey with the Andalusian side. He joined Barcelona for €32.5 million, becoming the third-most expensive defender of all-time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dani Alves has received more than 5,689,460 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 64 in 2019). Dani Alves is the 364th most popular soccer player (down from 239th in 2019), the 100th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 83rd in 2019) and the 42nd most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Dani Alves ranks 364 out of 16,923Before him are Gaetano Scirea, Wim Suurbier, Erwin Koeman, Kikuzo Kisaka, Gennaro Gattuso, and Iván Zamorano. After him are Uli Stielike, Marcel Desailly, Hifuyo Uchida, Daniele Massaro, Kim Sung-gan, and Frank Lampard.

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Among people born in 1983, Dani Alves ranks 7Before him are Kim Jong-un, Chris Hemsworth, Katie McGrath, Edward Snowden, Amy Winehouse, and Franck Ribéry. After him are Andrew Garfield, Katrina Kaif, Donald Glover, Robin van Persie, Henry Cavill, and Pepe.

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Among people born in Brazil, Dani Alves ranks 100 out of 1,947Before him are Mauro Ramos (1930), João Figueiredo (1918), Toninho Cerezo (1955), Mário de Andrade (1893), Florinda Bolkan (1941), and Emílio Garrastazu Médici (1905). After him are Cláudio Taffarel (1966), Dida (1973), Rubem Fonseca (1925), Sérgio Mendes (1941), Elis Regina (1945), and Pierre Clostermann (1921).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Dani Alves ranks 42Before him are Pepe (1935), Hilderaldo Bellini (1930), Telê Santana (1931), Antônio Wilson Vieira Honório (1943), Mauro Ramos (1930), and Toninho Cerezo (1955). After him are Cláudio Taffarel (1966), Dida (1973), Dunga (1963), Juninho Pernambucano (1975), Adriano (1982), and Deco (1977).

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