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Watch: Dani Alves revives flip-flop look during Barcelona presentation

5:24 PM GMT 17/11/2021
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The returning Blaugrana hero was officially unveiled on Wednesday - and made a striking fashion statement

For the second time in his career, Dani Alves has worn flip flops to his Barcelona unveiling.

Alves signed with Barca as a free agent last week, returning to Camp Nou after six years away.

On Wednesday, the 38-year-old was presented to the Camp Nou faithful and, much as he did in 2008 when he signed from Sevilla, donned flip flops to mark the occasion.

What was said?

In a clip posted on Barcelona's Twitter account, the Brazilian said: “I’m wearing flip flops because some things can change, but others can’t.”

Alves returns

Barcelona will hope the veteran Brazilian can give the club a boost on and off the pitch.

The Blaugrana have struggled in their first season without Lionel Messi, sitting ninth in La Liga and losing two of their four Champions League games.

Alves has been a free agent since severing ties with Sao Paulo in September and will return to the club he starred for between 2008 and 2016, winning 23 trophies in the process.

The veteran right-back will be eligible to play from January.

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