Dani Alves

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Dani Alves

Daniel Alves da Silva (Brazilian Portuguese: [ˈdɐ̃ni ˈawvis]; born 6 May 1983) is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as either a right-back or an attacking midfielder for São Paulo and captains the Brazil national team. He is considered as one of the greatest right backs of all time and the most decorated player in the history of football with 41 trophies, with also being the second most decorated defender of all time in European competitions with nine European medals, leaving him equal with Paolo Maldini on the all-time list.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 4,505,375 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 240th most popular soccer player.

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Among soccer players, Dani Alves ranks 239 out of 13,233Before him are Pepe, Saizo Saito, Dunga, Raimundo Orsi, Takeshi Inoue, and Hilderaldo Bellini. After him are Tamotsu Asakura, Rafael Moreno Aranzadi, Careca, Eden Hazard, Michael Ballack, and Julen Lopetegui.

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Among people born in 1983, Dani Alves ranks 7Before him are Kim Jong-un, Chris Hemsworth, Katie McGrath, Amy Winehouse, Franck Ribéry, and Edward Snowden. After him are Andrew Garfield, José Antonio Reyes, Robin van Persie, Donald Glover, Pepe, and Klaas-Jan Huntelaar.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Dani Alves ranks 83 out of 1,296Before him are Chico Xavier (1910), Amarildo Tavares da Silveira (1939), Pepe (1935), Dunga (1963), Anita Garibaldi (1821), and Hilderaldo Bellini (1930). After him are Careca (1960), Paulo Mendes da Rocha (1928), Ernesto Geisel (1907), Leonardo Araújo (1969), Sônia Braga (1950), and José Sarney (1930).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Dani Alves ranks 38Before him are Gérson (1941), Tostão (1947), Amarildo Tavares da Silveira (1939), Pepe (1935), Dunga (1963), and Hilderaldo Bellini (1930). After him are Careca (1960), Waldo Machado (1934), Pepe (1983), Mauro Ramos (1930), Marcelo (1988), and Toninho Cerezo (1955).

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