Joana Sanz testifies on the second day of the trial for sexual assault against Dani Alves

The second day of the trial against Dani Alves accused of committing an alleged sexual assault at the Sutton nightclub in Barcelona in the early hours of December 30 to 31, 2022, began this Tuesday with the arrival of part of the former soccer player's entourage at the Barcelona Provincial Court. His wife, Joana Sanzwho is expected to testify in this new court session, has attended the appointment accompanied by her husband's relatives, as well as the lawyers of both parties and the witnesses called to testify.

Since the athlete entered prison a year and 16 days ago under preventive detention, The model's position has been confusing. In March of last year he announced their separation, but later showed his support publicly. Married to Alves since 2017, her participation in the trial could be decisive, although this Monday there were still doubts about whether or not she would sit down to testify.

The woman from Tenerife has appeared at the Provincial Court along with two bodyguards. He arrived in a van with tinted windows that he left at the same door, while Dona Lucía and Ney Alves, mother and brother of the accused, arrived in a taxi accompanied by their defense, Graciela Queiroz, as reported. Europa Press.

Bruno Brasil and the director of the nightclub, among the witnesses

For its part, Bruno Brazila close friend of the former soccer player, He has also appeared at the court date to testify. When asked if he had been the one who invited the alleged victim and her friends to the table at the nightclub, Brazil preferred not to make any statements.

Esther Garciathe alleged victim's lawyer, entered the building without stopping to speak to the press, accompanied by a man and a woman and carrying a suitcase.

Dani Alves' lawyers, Inés Guardiola and Miraida Puente Wilson have arrived together to face the day. The manager of the Sutton nightclub, Robert Massanetis also among the witnesses called to testify in this second session of the trial.