Dani Alves : one game to reach the number 1000 !
Dani Alves captained Brazil in a World Cup qualifier against Paraguay (4-0) on 1 February. It was the 999th top-level match in his career.
The 38-year-old defender has the opportunity to celebrate his 1,000th match on February 6 if he enters the pitch for Barcelona in the La Liga game against Atlético Madrid.
Dani Alves will become only the second player in the world to play 1,000 top-level matches in XXI century, behind Cristiano Ronaldo (1,102).
The table shows the layout of his matches for 7 teams for which he has played (6 clubs and the Brazilian national team), as well as for tournaments.
NL = National League (top divisions)
RL = Regional League (Campeonato Paulista).
NC = National Cup
OC = other (relevant) domestic Cups (Copa dos Campeões in Brazil, Supercups in Spain and France, League Cup in France)
ICC = International Club Competitions
CT = Continental tournaments
ICT = InterContinental tournaments (Club World Cup)