Alves credits Barcelona for pushing for World Cup.

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Dani Alves credits former club Barcelona for pushing him to feature in Brazil’s 2022 World Cup squad. Brazil right-back Dani Alves has thanked his former club Barcelona for helping him get involved late in his career and pushing him into the 2022 World Cup squad. At the age of 39, according to reports from Mundo Deportivo on Wednesday. 

Alves returned to Barcelona in the second half of last season. Before parting ways with Barcelona in the summer But it was enough to convince Coach Titi to call up the experienced right-back into the Brazil squad for the 2022 World Cup and play two tournaments in Qatar. For which the 39-year-old is credited. for the Azul Grana team UFABET

‘I played for Barca last year. And I have been training with the Barca affiliate team in the last 2-3 weeks. Everything that happened to me is thanks to them too,’ said Alves.

Alves is regarded as one of the best players in the club’s history, although Barcelona did not agree a new deal with the Brazilian full-back last summer. But he is also grateful to the club for giving him the opportunity to play football at the highest level.

‘I’m grateful to Rafa (Marquez, FC Barcelona Athletic) and all his technical staff for how they welcomed me. Including the chairman Joan (Laporta) who opened the door there for me,’ said the 39-year-old.