Alves Names His Toughest Opponent
Dani Alves Names His Toughest Opponent
Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian star Dani Alves has named the toughest opponent he has faced in his illustrious career so far.
The 34-year-old, who has played for Bahia, Sevilla, FC Barcelona and Juventus and has shared the field with some of the best footballers of his generation, has now revealed the name of the player he found toughest to contain over the years.
"I think Cristiano Ronaldo," the Brazil international replied when asked who his most difficult opponent was during an exclusive interview with FIFA TV.
Alves was also asked who he thought the best player of all time is.
"I say Messi because I've seen him play," he added.
"Of the others, I have heard what they speak of them, but I can't corroborate it because I haven't seen them.
"I choose Messi next to Neymar, they are the most spectacular I've seen."
In the same interview, the defender also named Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola as the best manager he has worked under.
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