Dani Alves Sexual Assault Case: Spanish prosecutor demands nine-year prison sentence if Barcelona icon found guilty of alleged rape charges

Dani Alves, the former Barcelona star full-back, last played for the Mexican top-division outfit UNAM Pumas before being arrested on charges of alleged rape and sexual assault. He was taken into custody earlier in January this year.

The defender denied the alleged accusations against him before the Barcelona police arrested him following the incident reported by the victim. He has been in jail since and may face serious and prolonged imprisonment if the charges are proven.

Dani Alves Sexual Assaults case

Former Brazil international Dani Alves gained fame at Barcelona, where he became one of the most prolific full backs of the decade, securing numerous trophies and titles. Following his departure from Camp Nou, he later played in Italy and France for elite clubs like Juventus and PSG.

The incident dates back to December 2022 when the victim, in her 20s, accused the Brazilian footballer of rape at Sutton Night Club in Barcelona. She filed a complaint against him, leading to his arrest by the police in January.

Dani Alves & his wife Via-Be Soccer

However, Dani Alves strongly denied the accusations made by the woman. Although he later admitted to being involved in consensual physical contact with the accuser. Following the acceptance statement from the defender, his wife demanded a divorce and left the player.

The court heard his case in August, and the judge stated that there was enough evidence to open a trial against the former Barça player. Despite several bail applications, the court denied his release, and he has been in custody as of now.

Details on Dani Alves’s punishment if found guilty

The former Juventus and PSG right-back, according to reports, is now facing extreme challenges. Dani Alves could potentially face a prison sentence of 9 years if the serious charges and allegations against him are proven in court. The case is currently in its final phase of the trial.

The case has tarnished the legacy of the Brazilian and his once-glorious stature at Barcelona and in the sport. In addition to the potential 9-year sentence, the victim and prosecutor are reportedly demanding $163,500 as compensation from Dani Alves.

Moreover, the prosecutor is seeking a decade of supervision for Dani Alves after serving his imprisonment term, with the condition that he makes no contact with the victim by any means.

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