PSG says Brazil's Dani Alves undergoes knee surgery

The 35-year-old defender went under the knife Tuesday for the injured knee that ruled him out of the World Cup, his club Paris Saint-Germain announced.

Published: 06th June 2018 08:13 AM  |   Last Updated: 06th June 2018 08:13 AM   |  A+A-

Dani Alves

Brazilian defender Dani Alves (File Photo | AP)

By AFP

PARIS: Brazilian defender Dani Alves went under the knife Tuesday for the injured knee that ruled him out of the World Cup, his club Paris Saint-Germain announced.

The 35-year-old former Barcelona star Alves The 35-year-old

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"We waited for the right moment to operate so he would be fit again as soon as possible," the club said.

In his 17-year career, he won his first trophy with boyhood club Esporte Clube de Bahia followed by five at Sevilla, 23 with Barcelona, two at Juventus and four so far at PSG.

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