Barcelona legend Dani Alves faces 9 years in jail after being accused of rape


PROSECUTORS will accuse footballer Dani Alves of rape and demand he spends 9 years in jail, paying his sufferer £130,000, courtroom papers have revealed.

The married 40-year-old former Brazil and Barcelona defender has been held in custody with out bail since his arrest in January.


Dani Alves faces 9 years in jail after being accused of rapeCredit score: Getty

Claims in opposition to him had been known as a “sexual assault” till the seven-page pre-trial indictment was launched in Spain yesterday.

The dad-of-two has beforehand confirmed he had intercourse with a lady in a personal bathroom at a ­Barcelona nightclub final December, however insisted it was consensual.

She mentioned he refused to let her go away the cubicle and slapped her face.

He has publicly apologised to his spouse, mannequin Joana Sanz, for dishonest on her.

A trial date continues to be to be set.

In an unique interview from his jail cell he claimed: “The one individual I’ve to say sorry is my spouse, Joana Sanz.

“I’ve already accomplished that right here in jail, however I’ve to do it publicly.

“As a result of the story is public, the offence I induced her is public and she or he deserves that public apology.”

Final December in Qatar he grew to become the oldest participant to symbolize Brazil on the World Cup.


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