Dani Alves- Profile, Net worth, Height, Wife, Salary & Many more

Dani Alves
Dani Alves

Dani Alves Profile/ Biography

Dani Alves’s full name is Daniel Alves da, Silva. He was born on 6 May 1983 in Juazeiro, Brazil. He is known all over the world as Dani Alves. Dani Alves is regarded definitely as a Brazilian expert footballer. He performs as a right-lower back for Sao Paulo and the Brazil country-wide team. Dani Alves is considered one of the finest right-backs of all time. Dani Alves is the best player of all time, with 43 trophies, and the second-best defender in the history of European competitions.


Brief Wiki of Dani Alves

                                   Personal Information
First nameDaniel
Last nameAlves da Silva
Full name Daniel Alves da Silva
Place of BirthJuazeiro, Brazi
Date of Birth6 May 1983(Age-39 years)

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                       Full profile facts of Daniel Alves
Parents NamesDomingos Alves Da Silva, Dona Lucia
Wife NamesJoana Sanz (m. 2017), Dinora Santana (m. 2008–2011)
Children NamesVictoria Alves, Daniel Alves
Net Worth$60 Million Yearly
Salary (Yearly)$10 Million
Height1.72 m
Weight70 kg

Dani Alves

The early life of Dani Alves

Alves was born in Juazeiro, a town within the Brazilian state of Bahia. His father Domingos Alves was a farmer. Dani played football with the neighboring children. Alves’ father had a passion that Dani would be a good footballer.  His Father managed a football team where  Dani Alves played at the age of six. He could not score goals. That’s why his father re-positioned him in a right-back position. Dani Alves still now plays up to this present day at this position. Dani worked in farming and trading with his father.

National Football team

Dani Alves attained the national football of brazil on 7 October in 2006 in an unofficial friendly match against Kuwaiti club Al-Kuwait Selection. He achieved his first international chance in a friendly against Ecuador. The major participants in the national team are given below

  • He was first enlisted in Brazil’s Team for the 2007 Copa America. He appeared in four Matches including the final match against Argentina on 15 July 2007
  • Dani appeared 2009 confederations Cup title. 2010 world Cup & Copa America 2011.
  • Dani Alves played in the 2013 confederations Cup And 2014 World Cup
  • He played in the 2015 Copa America & Copa America Centenario, and the 2018 world Cup qualifying.
  • Dani also attained the 2019 Copa America title.
  • On 17 June 2021, Alves has gone in the Brazil squad for the 2020 Summer Olympics
  • He appeared 140 times on the national team and scored 8 goals.


Club Football Career

Alves started his professional debut for Bahia in 2001. Now he is an active member of Sao Paulo. The total details of the Club career are exhibited below-

Year TeamsAppearance Goals( Score)
2017-2019Paris Saint-Germain4802
2019-2021Sao Paulo7008

Playing Style

Playing Style

  • Dani Alves is one of the best defenders of his generation.
  • Alves is an offensive guard or wing-back.
  • The most important things about him are his speed, endurance, overlapping offenses, and technical skills
  • He is able to play in midfield or winger.
  • Dani is also equipped with good crossing accuracy and shooting distribution.
  • He can link up with midfielders and make him an effective assistant to the right.
  • He is known for his scoring ability. Especially he has an ability to score goals from outside the penalty area or from long distances
  • Although not particularly strong, he has considerable strength and tenacity, coupled with his energy, anticipation, and work rhythm, allowing him to intercept passes or chase.
  • However, despite his skills and offensive abilities, he has been criticized by the media from time to time for ignoring the defensive aspects of his game.
  • he also occasionally served as a midfielder
  • he continued to play a loose midfield role, citing his desire to play at the center to gain more contact with the ball, which is the reason for this tactical change after he left the team.
  • Alves commented on his unique performance as a defender throughout his career.

Some unknown factors of Dani Alves

  • Alves Made a Relationship with the Brazilian Soap actress Thaissa Carvalho.
  • Meanwhile, he has been married for 03 years to Dina Alves.
  • Dani used to practice his signature. Even he was singing all over the wall of his house. He told his brothers, that he would be a famous footballer.
  • At the time of his childhood, he was different from his other brothers
  • Dani has another familiarity with his crazy haircut

Updated- August 2022

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