Rome - Brazil international Dani Alves said Tuesday that his
ultimate goal was to win the Champions League with his new Serie A club
"Juventus have a dream which is to win the Champions
League, and I want to help them achieve this," Alves told a press
conference after signing a two-year deal with the Italian champions.
The 33-year-old full-back left Barcelona in June at the end
of his contract, after eight seasons with the Catalan giants produced 23
"The history of the club strikes me. And then to live a
new experience, in a new country, that interests me," explained Alves.
Also read: Dani Alves to leave Barcelona – club
After leaving Sevilla for the Camp Nou in 2008, the
Brazilian claimed six La Liga titles and three Champions League winners'
"I'm not a star, I'm a hard worker. I'll do my best to
write history here too," said Alves.
Juventus, winners of the last five Serie A titles, have
lifted Europe's elite club trophy twice, in 1985 and 1996.
In Turin, Alves will wear the number 23 jersey. "I've
chosen the 23 in honour of LeBron James and all players like him who know how
to reinvent themselves."
Alves was part of the Brazil squad that was knocked out of
the Copa America centennial edition in the United States in the group stages
earlier this month.
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