Alves hopes to add the Olympic Cup to his glorious showcase.
Brazil star, Dani Alves who participated in the 2020 Olympics with this team, claimed that he is excited for his first appearance in this competition.
Alves, 38, who has played 118 national games and won four trophies with Brazil, has never competed in the Olympics before. He is one of the three over-age players on his team in Tokyo and intends to complete his showcase of honors by winning the Olympics. Now he claims that he is excited about his first appearance in the Olympics.
"As it is my first time, the feeling is even more special,"
said Alves, who will captain the team.
"Despite the fact I have great experiences in the past, as it's my first time here I feel butterflies on my stomach and I hope to live up to the expectations of the competition and of our national team.
"I can say my experience will be similar to those that are also coming here for the first time.
"Being here is really a special feeling. As we say, third time lucky. I tried twice, I could not and the third time I managed. So here I am.
"I would like to thank you also for the respect, for the opportunity to be here. Those of you that know me know that I have a young spirit."