Sao Paulo – Brazil Daniel AlvesHe promised, whose return to Barcelona was confirmed on Friday, to “help rebuild” what he considers “the best club in the world”.
“I didn’t know it was going to last so long, I didn’t know it was going to be so difficult, but I knew in my heart and in my soul that that day would come,” said the 38-year-old defender. In a message shared in Spanish on his Instagram profile..
“I come home from where I should never have left and as I said before I left: I am one of you. I don’t know how long this dream will last, but it may be eternal while it lasts!!” , is accomplished.
Alves indicated that “soon” he will join FC Barcelona “with the same enthusiasm as the first time and the same desire to help rebuild the best club in the world.”
“Around the house (I’m going home) cullonsssssss!!!” , written in Catalan to the end.
Barcelona, the club where Alves played between 2008 and 2016 and was a pillar of the squad that marked an era under Pep Guardiola, announced on Friday the “principle of agreement” with the full-back.
And according to what the entity reported, he will join the “first football team”, now led by Xavi Hernandez, with whom he coincided in that stage full of titles “for the remainder of this season”, although “he will not be able to.” debut until January.”
Alves left Barcelona in 2016 to go to Juventus in Turin and later went via Paris Saint-Germain before arriving in Sao Paulo in his home country, his last destination and from where he left a lot of criticism from local fans.