Quick Facts of Daniel Alves da Silva

  • Full NameDaniel Alves da Silva
  • Date of Birth06 May, 1983
  • NicknameDani Alves
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceJuazeiro, Brazil
  • Ethnicity Black
  • Religion N/A
  • ProfessionFootball Player
  • Nationality Brazalian
  • Active Year2006-Present
  • Eye colour Black
  • Hair colour Black
  • BuildAthletic
  • SpouseDinora Santana
  • Height1.72 m
  • Weight64 Kg
  • Online PresenceFacebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Children2
  • Horoscope Taurus
  • Net Worth18,000,000 Euros
Dani Alves

Short Description of Dani Alves

Daniel Alves da Silva, commonly known as Dani Alves is a Brazilian football player. He is an offensive right back player of the Brazil national team and La Liga for FC Barcelona. Before Barcelona, he has won two UEFA Cups and the Copa del Rey with his teammates of Sevilla.

Dani is the third most expensive defender, who has won the Spanish Super Cup, European Super Cup, and FIFA Club World Cup. The expensive defender holds a Spanish passport. He is an experienced player of the team. There are rumors regarding Alves leaving the Barcelona. It is yet to decide whether he joins Manchester United or Liverpool.

Early Life and Education

Dani Alves was born as Daniel Alves da Silva on 6 May 1983 (age 34) in Juazeiro, a city-state of Bahia, Brazil. He is a son of Domingos Alves da Silva, a farmer. As he has a passion for footballs, Alves Sr. managed to organize his own football team.

At the age of ten, Dani started playing football as a winger, but due to lack of goals, his position was changed to right back. There is no information regarding his education.


Moving onto his career, he joined Esporte Clube Bahia in the year 2001, playing against Paraná Clube for the league, the 2001 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A. After Bahia, he joined Sevilla, appearing on every one of Sevilla’s UEFA Cup matches, which the club went on to win.

In the year 2008, Dani Alves joined Barcelona and has appeared for several competition and championships. Barcelona, along with Dani Alves has won the tournaments including, the 2009 FIFA Club World Cup, UEFA Champions League Final, the Copa del Rey and the Club World Cup, and much more.

In the year 2016, Dani was announced to join Juventus and has scored and assisted many goals to win the different sorts of competition. He made his debut on the national team of Brazil as a substitute, in the year 2006, playing against Kuwait club Al-Kuwait Selection.

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With the national team, he had won the 2007 Copa América, FIFA Confederations Cup, and was in the Brazil squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Personal Life

Besides his career, Dani has an outstanding and successful personal life. He married to Dinora Santana in the year 2008. The couple has two children together. The couple walked a different path in the year 2011. Currently, there ar4e no information available regarding his love life.

Dani has suffered from racism, as one of the racist audience threw a banana to him. Dani took the incident lightly and stated that he has suffered from such case in Spain as well. Besides playing football, Alves supports and organizes various kinds of Charity program.

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Dani Alves has the athletic type of body, and stands 1.72 m tall in height and weighs 64 kg. Dani Alves has black eyes and hair color.

Net Worth

He earns 18,000,000 Euros as net worth. Dani is active on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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