Dani Alves is the football player with the most trophies won in his career. He is the most decorated football player even ahead of Messi, Ronaldo, Pele, Maradona, etc.
Dani Alves has now added another feather to his hat when he won the Tokyo Olympics Gold with Brazil. They defeated Spain 2-1.
In an interview with UOL Esporte, the former Barcelona defender spoke about what it means to add a gold medal to his trophy cabinet.
Alves said: “There are moments in life that are left with words. This is such a moment. Having the opportunity to be an Olympic athlete and be able to represent my people is very incredible.”
“I would like to share this with all of them, who believed and trusted me. Thanks to all the work done, we managed. This represents a lot for us. The fight would be very difficult, and in the end, it was worth it. We have to enjoy it; it was a lot of sweat.”
“I would like to say that it was worth all the effort made; we know that there are many people who vibrate with us, we feel the energy, it goes through the world. It is a nation that is going through a difficult time, and all the athletes who are here are honored our we have to thank them, regardless of medal or not.”
“I gave up a lot to be here, and I was able to participate in the goal at such an important moment; I thank you. It was a very difficult moment; the Spanish team has a lot of quality. To get here, it was worth a lot.”