National team player admits idolization of Daniel Alves and is criticized

National team player admits idolization of Daniel Alves and is criticized

A young player from the Brazilian national team revealed that Daniel Alves, preventively arrested for sexual abuse in Spain, was his idol, and became the target of criticism on social media

The career of Daniel Alves in football was certainly ended after being arrested for sexual abuse in Barcelona, ​​Spain, but the history made on the pitch is still a source of inspiration for young players. Despite this, after the Brazilian Team, Yan Couto admitting idolization of the former athlete, criticism was directed at him on social media.

Journalists, reporters and fans reacted negatively to the player’s speech, placing Daniel, preventively detained after being accused of sexual abuse in Spain, as his biggest inspiration in football: “The guy really thought it was a great idea to say that his idol is Daniel Alves. Yes, Daniel Alves. The man is in prison for abusing a 23-year-old girl in a nightclub bathroom. Yes, idol. Brazilian team: the further away, the better. It’s real“, said the journalist Julia Mazarin.

It is worth remembering that Daniel Alves’ arrest took place on January 20th, after being accused of sexually assaulting a 23-year-old woman, in the bathroom of a nightclub in Barcelona. All requests to be released were rejected by the courts, and the Brazilian now awaits trial.

Yan Couto in action for the Brazilian National Team / Credits: Flickr CBF / Vitor Silva

Meanwhile, Yan Couto is being called up for the first time in the Brazilian National Team, at just 21 years old. Featured in Gironafrom Spain, this season, the defender was revealed by Coritiba and debuted with the yellow shirt in the team’s last match, against Venezuelafor the 2026 World Cup Qualifiers.

Source: sportbuzz

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