Dani Alves has been one of the Juventus players who have spoken in the Champions League final that will face the Italian champions with Real Madrid . Barça’s ex-player recalled that “we are very close to the dream” and he values Mijatovic’s goal in the final that the whites won in 1997-98.
“When I arrived at Juventus I said that they did not sign a star, but a worker, and that came to help them get the dream (to win the Champions League). Now we have come here, but to realize the dream we have to make a We are very close and we have to take the opportunity to make the dream come true, “said Alves at a press conference .
It is not a confrontation Dani Alves against Real Madrid, but Juventus against Real Madrid.It is time to turn the story around.A team can have a slip and we will try to have them.With respect but without fear , Without fear of the titles they have won and with the ambition and desire of the one who sees the goal close and is hungry, “said the Brazilian side, who appeared in the press room of Millenium Stadium in Cardiff withgoalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon and To coach Massimiliano Allegri .
“It would be great to win a title with Buffon before he retires from football and I hope we are up to it because it is a very nice occasion.” I took a drink from them (when I was playing in the Barcelona squad) and now football returns me The opportunity to help them get another one, “he said.
Asked about the possibility of becoming the only footballer in history to win three ‘triplets’ – League, Cup and Champions League – Alves said he is not a person who lives thinking about him, but his “concern is the team “.
Life brought me to this team to try to live a dream that for many years have not been able to live
“That’s only for the story, for when we stop playing and somebody looks at the career and the race and see the titles behind it, but it does not do much more, I can not stop and think that if we win, I’ll be the only player In winning three ‘triplets’, I do not think about that, our goal is much bigger, “he said.
“I am not a person who lives thinking about me If my environment is good, I am well When it is a team sport the goal is for the team to win, and my concern is my team, to be with my teammates, that they And that’s why I accepted the challenge of coming to Juventus, “he explained.
“The lived moments serve to add pages to your personal history, but you must be the one who adds the pages to that story. Life brought me to this team to try to live a dream that for many years have not been able to live,” The Brazilian said.
Alves, in addition, was defined as an “eternal apprentice” and said that in the finals there is only one road map: “play, win the cup and celebrate with the fans.”
We respect adversaries, but we are not afraid to fail. The goal and the obsession is the cup
“I am no one to teach or advise, much less people as experienced in football as I have in my team. I am an eternal apprentice and I am here to learn from all of them, their experiences and their experiences. Is the strength of our group: we gather stories and experiences and that leads us to be united to know that there is only one way, join the force and bring the cup home, “said the Brazilian.
“These games are not played: they come, they win the cup and they are going to celebrate at home, we respect the opponents, but we are not afraid to fail, the goal and the obsession is the cup,” concluded Alves.