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Ex-wife of Dani Alves says he would ‘never’ sexually assault a woman subsequent arrest in Barcelona


Brazil intercontinental Dani Alves’ ex-wife has mentioned she is residing a nightmare following his arrest and incarceration and insisted he would ‘never’ commit the sex crime he has been accused of. 

39-12 months-outdated Alves has spent the very last 3 evenings sleeping at Brians 1 jail in the vicinity of Barcelona after currently being held above an alleged sexual assault at the city’s Sutton nightclub very last thirty day period.

An alleged target reportedly accused him of slapping her and raping her in a nightclub rest room.

Court officers who have verified the footballer is under investigation for alleged sexual assault have not specified the actual nature of the allegations. 

Dana Dinorah, ex-wife of Alves, reported: ‘I’m still in shock. It appears to be like it can be a nightmare and it can be not happening.’

Former wife and agent Dinorah here pictured at a press conference in Barcelona in 2015

Previous spouse and agent Dinorah here pictured at a press convention in Barcelona in 2015

Insisting she thought the father of their two youngsters was harmless, the Brazilian-dependent businesswoman said in an job interview with a Spanish Tv set programme: ‘Dani would in no way at any time ever do this.

‘I say this mainly because I’ve recognised him for 22 decades and was married to him for ten.

‘This has been a shock for me and for my youngsters.

‘I have two teenage small children who are suffering.’

Speaking to the programme Fiesta on Spain’s Telecinco station, Dana extra: ‘Dani requested his attorney to contact me so I could type out his most urgent items.

‘I uncovered out he was in jail due to the fact of that phone phone he questioned his attorney to make to me.

‘I’ve not had accessibility to Dani and have not been equipped to converse to him on the telephone. His lawyer suggests he is unfortunate but he’s alright. She’s the only a person who has been ready to see him.

‘I’m right here for what ever I can do to aid him.’

Brians 1 prison near Barcelona where former Barcelona footballer Dani Alves is being held

Brians 1 prison in close proximity to Barcelona the place previous Barcelona footballer Dani Alves is currently being held 

Dani Alves (L) in 2021 with wife Joana Sanz (R), who spoke recently on her husband's arrest

Dani Alves (L) in 2021 with spouse Joana Sanz (R), who spoke just lately on her husband’s arrest

Dana spoke just after the footballer’s existing wife, Spanish design Joana Sanz, explained she experienced shed the ‘two pillars of my life’ adhering to her husband’s incarceration and her mother’s loss of life.

The previous Barcelona defender, sacked by Mexican club UNAM Pumas following it emerged he had been remanded in custody by a judge about the sexual assault allegations, was arrested soon after traveling to Spain final week following the loss of life of his mom-in-legislation.

It was in the beginning claimed Alves, who grew to become the oldest Brazilian to enjoy in a FIFA Globe Cup previous thirty day period, had been accused of placing his palms down a woman’s underwear in a nightclub toilet prior to the rape allegation emerged.

Spanish media documented overnight the footballer experienced questioned his defence attorney for authorization to be questioned all over again below oath by the choose who sent him to jail pending an ongoing probe so he could explain claimed inconsistencies in statements he has manufactured inside and exterior court docket about the allegations right before and soon after his arrest.

He informed a Tv programme just before his arrest he had in no way satisfied his feminine accuser despite the fact that he admitted to being at the nightclub the place the alleged incident happened.

Spanish media stories over the weekend, which police and court officials have not commented on, have claimed he told the choose he had ‘consensual sex’ with the lady right after getting told witnesses and CCTV footage contradicted his Tv set claims he had not met his alleged sufferer.

Former Barcelona right-back Dani Alves (R), 39, pictured with his wife Joana Sanz (L), 29

Previous Barcelona appropriate-again Dani Alves (R), 39, pictured with his spouse Joana Sanz (L), 29

Dani Alves moved to Mexican league team UNAM Pumas after a year back at Barcelona

Dani Alves moved to Mexican league group UNAM Pumas immediately after a yr again at Barcelona 

Tenerife-born Joana Sanz had already shown she was backing her person in advance of his arrest and incarceration, expressing on social media her husband had never ever revealed her a absence of regard and boasting she experienced seen ladies ‘trying it on’ with Alves in entrance of her.

Hrs prior to he was remanded in custody she posted a photo of them keeping fingers with the concept ‘Together’ in English.

On Friday night Joana, who married Alves in Formentera off Ibiza in 2017, wrote: ‘I request media who are exterior my house to make sure you regard my privateness at this instant.

‘My mother died a 7 days in the past and I have hardly begun to get on board that she is no more time with me for me to be tormented with the predicament of my partner.

‘I have lost the only two pillars in my lifetime.’

Alves was let go from his contract at UNAM Pumas after returning from a stint at Barcelona

Alves was enable go from his contract at UNAM Pumas immediately after returning from a stint at Barcelona 

Alves is predicted to keep on being at Brians 1 for at the very least the future couple weeks right up until his attorney can persuade judges he is not a flight threat and must be produced right after lodging bail.

Investigations of the type at present becoming conducted by the investigating justice of the peace can just take months and even yrs in some circumstances to comprehensive, though when suspects are currently being held in jail they speed up their probes as a lot as feasible.

Individuals below official investigation can be held in prison without having cost for up to four a long time in Spain, whilst the usual restrict is two yrs.

Official rates in Spain are only laid when an investigating justice of the peace guidelines there is sufficient evidence for a demo to just take put and subsequently invites prosecutors to post an indictment.

Both the point out prosecutor in this circumstance and a attorney acting for Alves’ feminine accuser demanded the footballer’s remand in custody throughout the guiding-shut-doorways courtroom hearing on Friday which adopted his arrest at an undisclosed location in Barcelona.

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