The saga of Dani Alves, who is accused of rape, is taking on new dimensions.
Brazilian soccer player and former member of Barcelona Dani Alves is having a hard time after a 23-year-old girl accused him of rape in Barcelona. Due to the possibility of leaving the country, the judge did not grant bail, and the alleged victim did not want to negotiate for compensation, so if there is no change, the Brazilian will await the trial in custody.
Spanish media reported that on Monday Alves was transferred to the smaller Brians 2 prison, where he has his own cell with his own shower. This was decided in court for security reasons. If the prosecution succeeds in proving the crime, the Brazilian faces four to twelve years in prison.
The legendary Dani Alves was arrested in Barcelona
Let’s remind: the Brazilian football representative Alves was taken into custody in Barcelona, where he spent most of his career, for questioning on charges of sexual assault. This should have happened on the night of December 30-31 in the popular night club of the Catalan capital, Sutton de Barcelona. The 23-year-old reported the footballer on January 2, claiming in the report that he touched her inappropriately and then followed her to the toilet. He also allegedly locked her there and raped her.
Horrifying records from the indictment
Diary La Vanguardia however, he got hold of the minutes of the 23-year-old woman’s interrogation. According to the young woman, the latter resisted, but Alves was too strong, so she could not prevent the abuse. The aforementioned newspaper states that the 23-year-old went to the mentioned disco several times, this time in the company of a friend and a cousin. There, in the company of Mexicans, she was invited to a private room where Dani Alves was also present. The latter allegedly offered the girls a drink, but they refused it. It was the group of Mexicans who allegedly told the young woman that it was a famous soccer player, as she did not (re)recognize him.
As the young woman added, Alves was very persistent and difficult, he approached her from behind and told her things that she herself did not understand, because “they were probably said in Portuguese”. Alves also allegedly grabbed her crotch twice, causing the victim to pull away. Alves then allegedly invited her to another room, which she herself thought was another VIP room. “As soon as I entered, I told him I wanted to leave, but he told me I couldn’t,” the words of the 23-year-old bear La Vanguardia. According to the aforementioned newspaper, he allegedly asked her to tell him that she was his “c***”.
The legendary Brazilian
The football giant was left without a club after being accused of sexual assault
As the victim added, Alves then lowered the toilet lid and demanded fellatio from the 23-year-old. “I insisted that I wanted to leave, but he lifted my dress,” explained the young woman, who claims to have resisted it. “He started slapping me. I didn’t perform fellatio. He turned my back to the sink with my dress up and started rubbing his penis against me, then he leaned me against the shell and forcefully penetrated me,” described the victim, who suffered abrasions on her knee. “I resisted, but he was much stronger than me,” added the 23-year-old. Then they went their separate ways from the toilet, he demanded that he leave first, she further explained.
When she came out of the toilet all disheveled, she and the rest of the girls quickly left the disco. Alves left the disco ahead of her, together with his friend, a Mexican chef. As the girls were leaving the disco, one of the security guards spotted her, with whom she was chatting before entering. He asked her what had happened, and then they informed the police about everything.
The Spanish media also reported these days that the 23-year-old woman described the alleged rape in detail, and in the meantime she also allegedly revealed the tattoo on the lower part of Alves’ stomach, which did not coincide with Alves’ original statement he made. As reported El Mundo, the 23-year-old said that the Brazilian allegedly had a tattoo in the shape of a crescent moon on his lower abdomen, which was clearly visible at all times during (forced) intercourse. Alves then changed his statement and added that the girl consented to the relationship. Originally, he allegedly said that the young woman just sat on his crotch in the toilet.