The Barcelona right-back is pleased to have sent the Selecao into the final of the Confederations Cup.
“I’m impressed with the goal that I scored today,” he said during the post-match interviews.
“I’m happy to get a chance to play and help the team. When you are on the bench, you always have an enormous desire to enter the game and today was one of those days,” he added.
In regards to his freekick goal, Alves recounted, “I struck the ball really well but my team-mates also did their bit because they formed a really good distraction next to the wall and that disrupted the goalkeeper’s vision.”
The 26-year-old, however, was slightly disappointed that he won’t be able to go up against some of his club-mates and rivals from
“In a tournament like this, every team will have their chances,” he said. “
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