Dani Alves prison sentence details, release date, case update, net worth and current club

Dani Alves prison sentence details, release date, case update, net worth and current club

Former Barcelona defender Dani Alves is currently facing a 4-and-a-half-year jail term, after he was charged guilty of r*pe in a court in Spain, find out more details about the case below along with his release date and net worth

The shocking decision came on Thursday morning after the Brazilian footballer spent over 365 days in temporary detention.

Dani Alves prison sentence details, release date, case update, net worth and current football club

Unsurprisingly, the verdict has sent shockwaves through the sporting world and has left his fans in disbelief.

Dani Alves verdict details and sentencing

A Spanish court on Thursday, February 22, 2024, convicted Dani Alves as guilty of rape. According to official reports, the court also imposed additional penalties aside from charging Alves as guilty of rape. Beside serving his 4-and-a-half-year prison sentence, Alves will also have to compensate the victim with a massive payment of $163,000 (€150,000). Moreover, the court also issued a nine and a half year restraining order upon Alves and prohibited him from making any contact with the victim even upon his release. In addition, Alves will still have to serve five years’ worth of probation even after completing his prison sentence.

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While his current release date from prison isn’t known, he is likely to come out in late 2028 given the 4.5 years sentence.

Dani who is a Christian by religion had a net worth of $60 million in 2023. However, according to his lawyers, the Brazilian’s current bank balance stands at -$21,500 following the start of his legal trouble.

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Alves moved to Pumas UNAM in July 2022 from Barcelona, for whom he made 261 league appearances in total, scoring 15 goals and providing 59 assists but is currently not playing anywhere.

Dani Alves r*pe case explored

According to official reports, the alleged incident took place in the early hours of December 31, 2022, in the VIP section of Barcelona’s Sutton nightclub, where Dani Alves was attending a night party. Despite all the evidence laid against him, the footballer claimed innocence and stated that the victim consented to his actions. However, the court ruled against his favour, and Alves even changed his statement at least four times throughout the case. The court eventually concluded that the victim did not consent to s*xual intercourse, and stuck with the accusations labelled against Alves.

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Dani Alves bio

Daniel Alves da Silva is a former professional footballer who is most renowned for his time with Spanish club Barcelona. During his playing career, he mostly played as a right-back. In fact, he was widely considered as one of the greatest full-backs of all time. Interestingly, Alves is the most decorated player in the professional football history having won 43 senior titles. The current rape case charges and verdict against Dani Alves is sure to taint his image and name as a famous personality.

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