10:06  ,  December 6, 2023

Dani Alves faces 12 years in prison

Dani Alves, the former defender of Barcelona and the Brazilian national football squad, faces 12 years in prison, reports UOL.

The prosecution demanded a 9-year prison sentence for Alves, accused of rape, but the lawyer of the woman who was the victim will ask the judge for a 12-year prison sentence, which is the maximum penalty for rape in Spain.

Alves had paid 150,000 euros in compensation and agreed to cooperate with the prosecution, hoping for 6 years in prison, Spanish media report.

Dani Alves has been in a Barcelona prison since January.

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