YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Soccer's ultimate winner is still finding time to collect new titles. Dani Alves is an Olympic champion at 38.
Draped in the Brazilian flag, the captain cherished the 43rd winners' medal of a career that shows no sign of winding down.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Defending champion Brazil named 38-year-old defender Dani Alves to its Olympic soccer team on Thursday.
Coach André Jardine also selected 31-year-old goalkeeper Santos of Athletico Paranaense and 28-year-old defender Diego Carlos of Sevilla.
SAO PAULO (AP) — Veteran defenders Dani Alves and Thiago Silva were brought back into the Brazil squad on Friday for next month's World Cup qualifying matches against Ecuador and Paraguay.
Brazil coach Tite said the 38-year-old Alves and the 36-year-old Silva were called up because they are “athletes who happen to play soccer.”