In addition to these local successes, Alves is a three-time UEFA Champions League victor.
Inter were another club supposedly in talks with Alves, but no club was willing to offer him anything beyond a one-year deal.
Brazilian giants Sao Paulo have confirmed the signing of veteran defender Dani Alves on a 3-year deal.
The Brazil worldwide had played in his homeland professionally, from 2001-2003, at Bahia.
Alves is officially the most decorated player in history after winning 40 trophies at club and worldwide level, the most recent being the 2019 Copa America with Brazil earlier this month.
"I could have chosen anywhere to play, but I chose to return to Brazil", the right-back said.
The club's president Carlos Augusto de Barros e Silva said, 'Daniel Alves is the embodiment of what this management envisions for Sao Paulo.
"He is also a socially engaged citizen, and passionate about our country. I have the vast joy and pride to have kept that promise". "To the club I love".
But Alves has now landed back in his home country, where he will play at the club level for the first time in 17 years.
"One day I told Daniel that he would come to play at Sao Paulo".
Sao Paulo have not been the only Brazilian club to look to Europe to strengthen their squads this summer, with Rafinha, Filipe Luis, Pablo Mari and Gerson all signing for domestic clubs.
Alves left PSG at the end of last season as a free agent and led the Selecao to a Copa America triumph on home soil.
Alves is recognized as the most decorated professional footballer in history with 43 trophies over a career spanning two decades.