Dani Alves in cheeky mascot prank during Champions League anthem

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The full-back was clearly in a relaxed mood prior to kick-off, playing a practical joke that left at least one kid amused

Juventus star Dani Alves did not seem to be feeling the pressure too much in the build-up to the Champions League final against Real Madrid in Cardiff.

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The Brazil international, who was making his 100th appearance in the competition, was lined up with his team-mates as the familiar refrain rang out around the Millennium Stadium prior to kick-off.

Alves, though, decided to play a cheeky prank on one of the mascots. 

In a nonchalant manner, he pulled the hair of the girl who was led out by Alex Sandro, standing just a little to his left. By the time she had looked round to see what had happened, the 36-year-old was looking the other way.

Alves didn’t quite get away with it – but thankfully for him the mascot who spotted his action saw the funny side too!

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