Brazil Captain Alves exits PSG

Brazil Captain Alves exits PSG
Written by Austin Oni

Dani Alves announced he was leaving Paris Saint-Germain just hours after scoring in Brazil’s 5-0 thrashing of Peru at the Copa America.

Alves who is a 36 year old right back, who is captain of Brazil.

He had been with the French champions for two seasons and was at the end of his contract.

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Alves stating on Instagram that “Everything has a start, middle and end, and the time has come to put a full stop here,”.

Alves haven’t revealed his next move, departing PSG as compatriot Leonardo returns as the new sporting director.

His departure also comes at a time when rumours are circulating about the future of Neymar.

Neymar who is currently the world’s most expensive footballer has had an injury-hit season laced with controversy.

Alves signed for PSG at the same time as Neymar, in the summer of 2017.

The Juazeiro-born player, capped 111 times internationally, previously played club football for Bahia in Brazil, Sevilla and Barcelona in Spain and Juventus.

Alves’ two seasons with PSG saw him part of a team that won back-to-back Ligue 1 titles as well as League Cup and French Cup trophies in his first year.

He also won the 2017 Serie A title with Juve, after having claimed six La Liga, four Copa del Rey and three Champions League winners’ medals with Barca.

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