Dani Alves’ Wife Asks for Divorce After Footballer’s Arrest Over Alleged Assault
- Dani Alves' wife has reportedly requested a divorce after the footballer's alleged abuse
- The Barcelona legend was arrested and jailed after being charged with indecent assault
- Alves has been accused of assaulting a woman in a club in Barcelona in December 2022
Dani Alves' wife has asked for a divorce after the ex-Paris Saint-Germain defender was arrested over an alleged nightclub assault, it has emerged.
Joana Sanz, who got married to the Barcelona legend six years ago, has removed most photos of her with the Brazilian international from her Instagram.
This comes after Alves reportedly admitted that he agreed to make love with his accuser - having initially denied he knew her.
As reported by Spanish outlet Sport, the Tenerife-born model has asked her lawyers to begin the process of filing for divorce from Alves.
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The reports further claim that the 29-year-old Spanish beauty has been left devastated by her husband's assault charge.
Alves was arrested in Spain after being called in for questioning by Catalan police, following an official complaint from the woman involved.
He will be confined to prison until the outcome of his trial is determined, after public prosecutors asked the presiding judge to have the defender held in custody without bail for the duration of their investigation.
Alves plays for prison team
Alves has reportedly made his debut for a prison football team, after his arrest over an alleged nightclub assault.
The Brazilian is being held at the Brians II prison in Spain, where he reportedly showed football skills to his co-prisoners.
According to Spanish publication Diario AS, the right full-back played with other prisoners in the courtyard last Thursday.
Dani Alves’s contract terminated
Earlier, Sports Brief reported on Mexican club, Pumas terminating the contract of Alves, following the latest scandal involving the veteran defender.
The 39-year-old has been arrested in Spain after he was accused of assaulting a woman in a Barcelona nightclub in December last year.
Pumas chairman, Leopoldo Silva announced in a statement to the press on January 20 that the veteran Brazilian was no longer part of the club.