Brazilian football star Dani Alvez has been arrested in Spain for sexual harassment. The Barcelona legend was arrested while testifying at the police station following a woman’s complaint. The woman alleged that Alvez sexually assaulted her in a nightclub in Barcelona on December 30.
Dani Alvez arrested
After going to Alvez police station this morning, the police arrested him after questioning. Earlier, two days after the incident, the woman brought forward the complaint of sexual harassment against Alvez. The woman claims that Alvez touched her without her permission. A judicial investigation is underway against the Brazilian footballer based on the woman’s complaint. However, the Brazilian defender has been denying the allegation since the beginning.
Cope, the Spanish press, says that the arrested Alvez will now be taken to court. The judges will decide what action will be taken against this defender during the investigation.
The Brazilian defender has been denying the allegation
Earlier in an interview given to Athena 3 last week, Alvez admitted going to the nightclub but denied harassing the woman. He said, ‘I was dancing that day and having a good time without harming anyone. I don’t know who this woman is. How can I do that with a woman? No.’
But putting water to all the rumours, Alvez wrote on social media, ‘We are going into the second round (new contract) with confidence. I am always positive and want to change the history of the club. See you soon.’
Alves, 40, who won the 2020 Olympic football gold for Brazil, then added, ‘I don’t know what kind of people they are used to dealing with. But I am not a person to give up. But Finally Dani Alvez got arrested.
The 39-year-old Alvez has spent two spells in his career at Barcelona. He played in the first term from 2008 to 2016. After that, this rightback played in Barca in the 2021-22 season. And he made his debut in Brazil national team in 2006. Alvez also played for Brazil in Qatar World Cup.