Dani Alves sentenced to 4.5 years for sexual assault

Dani Alvez
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Dani Alves, a former Barcelona right back, was sentenced to 4.5 years in prison by Catalonia’s top court for sexual assault. The incident occurred at a Barcelona nightclub in December 2022. Alves, 40, was arrested on suspicion of this offense in January 2023. Throughout the trial, he maintained his innocence, and the decision is subject to appeal. The victim will receive €150,000 in compensation.

FC Barcelona performance and stats

FC Barcelona

Manager: Xavi
Rank 2nd
Win 21
Draw 7
Loss 4
Goals 64-37
Diff 27
Rank 1st
Win 4
Draw 0
Loss 2
Goals 12-6
Diff 6

FC Barcelona is currently 1st in the Champions League with 12 points.

In the last 7 games, it has won 4 times, drawn once, and lost twice. In its last match, FC Barcelona drawn 1-1 against Napoli.​​

It has a positive goal difference after scoring 12 goals and conceding 6.​