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Dani Alves pays bail of one million euros and will be released within the next few hours

Dani Alves pays bail of one million euros and will be released within the next few hours

After requesting help from Neymar's father, who refused to provide money, Dani Alves paid a bail of one million euros, and it is expected that he will be released within the next few hours. Information is provided by the Spanish press.

According to the newspaper ABCDani Alves' defense had previously transferred the money to the Barcelona court's bank account, after the former Paris Saint-Germain player was sentenced to four and a half years in prison on charges of raping a young woman in a nightclub in Barcelona, ​​in December 2022.

In addition to posting bail, he also surrendered his passports, Spanish and Brazilian, and will have to appear in court every week.

Therefore, the former Barcelona player must be released “provisionally”, five days after the court ordered his arrest on bail and after 14 months behind bars, ABC writes.

Dani Alves, who played for Barcelona, ​​Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus, was accused of raping a young woman in the bathroom of the Sutton nightclub in Barcelona in December 2022, although the player, who has been imprisoned for 14 years and months, provided different accounts of what happened, She argued that the relationships were consensual.

The prosecution had requested nine years in prison, in addition to paying 150,000 euros to the victim and freedom under supervision for 10 years after his release from prison.

The victim's defense criticized the decision to release Dani Alves on bail of one million euros, considering that this measure assumes the existence of “justice for the rich.”

According to the operation, Alves was in a nightclub in Barcelona and met the victim with other people, invited her to dance, and then to a secluded part of the common space, where he forced her to have sex.

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Dani Alves is one of the most decorated footballers in the history of the sport, having won 23 titles at Barcelona alone, between 2008 and 2016. He was playing for Pumas in Mexico when he was arrested, prompting the club to immediately sack him.