Dante

Born: October 18, 1983 (age 33)

Height: 6'2" (188cm)

Hometown: Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Nationality: Brazil Brazilian

Position: Defender
Team: Bayern Munich (no. 4)
Bayern defender Dante rues a miss against Borussia Moenchengladbach on December 14, 2012
Career History
Senior2012-Bayern Munich
International2013-Brazil
Sports Mole has 165 articles about Dante. Articles 1 to 40:
Gala's Wesley Sneijder arrives at Real Madrid's stadium on April 2, 2013
Wesley Sneijder completes move to Nice after being released by Galatasaray
Nice announce the signing of Wesley Sneijder after being released by Galatasaray.
Aug 7, 20:00
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring a goal during the Champions League quarter-final between Real Madrid and Wolfsburg on April 12, 2016
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick sees Real Madrid through to semi-finals
Cristiano Ronaldo hits a hat-trick as Real Madrid overcome Wolfsburg 3-2 on aggregate to reach the semi-finals of the Champions League once again.
Apr 12, 21:38
Ricardo Rodriguez scores from the penalty spot during the Champions League quarter-final between Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016
Result: Real Madrid lose by two goals in Germany
Wolfsburg beat Real Madrid 2-0 in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final in Germany on Wednesday night.
Apr 6, 21:37
Zinedine Zidane appears prior to the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Team News: One change for Real Madrid at Wolfsburg in Champions League quarter-finals
Zinedine Zidane makes just one change to his Real Madrid side for Wednesday night's Champions League quarter-final first leg against Wolfsburg.
Apr 6, 18:32
Wolfsburg's forward Bas Dost of the Netherlands celebrates scoring the opening goal during the German first division Bundesliga football match VfL Wolfsburg vs Hertha BSC Berlin, in Wolfsburg, northern Germany on September 19, 2015
Team News: Bas Dost left on Wolfsburg bench
Dieter Hecking names Bas Dost on the Wolfsburg bench for the meeting with Borussia Dortmund.
Dec 5, 17:19
Wolfsburg's French defender Josuha Guilavogui (R) celebrates with Wolfsburg's Brazilian defender Dante after scoring the 4-0 during the German first division Bundesliga football match VfL Wolfsburg vs Werder Bremen in Wolfsburg, northern Germany, on Novem
Result: Dante sent off as Wolfsburg slip up
Dante is sent off as Wolfsburg are held to a goalless draw by Augsburg in the Bundesliga.
Nov 29, 18:21
General view of a Chelsea Football Club sign during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Queens Park Rangers at Stamford Bridge on November 1, 2014
Wolfsburg defender Dante clears up rumours he wants to join Chelsea
Wolfsburg defender Dante clears up a case of mistaken identity following rumours that he wanted to join Chelsea.
Nov 12, 13:08
Mainz' Japanese striker Shinji Okazaki (L) and Bayern Munich's Brazilian defender Dante vie for the ball during the German First division Bundesliga football match on December 19, 2014
Dante eyes Chelsea move
Wolfsburg defender Dante reveals that he has designs on a transfer to Chelsea.
Nov 7, 16:57
Bayern Munich's midfielder Thomas Muller celebrates scoring the 3-0 goal during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Bayern Munich vs Hamburger SV at the Allianz Arena in Munich, southern Germany, on August 14, 2015
Result: Bayern Munich dominant in DFB-Pokal triumph over Wolfsburg
Thomas Muller scores twice as Bayern Munich book their place in the third round of the DFB-Pokal thanks to a 3-1 victory over Wolfsburg.
Oct 27, 21:23
Chris Smalling of Manchester United (R) celebrates with team mate Memphis Depay as he scores their second goal during the UEFA Champions League Group B match between Manchester United FC and VfL Wolfsburg at Old Trafford on September 30, 2015
Match Analysis: Manchester United 2-1 Wolfsburg
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at Manchester United's 2-1 victory over Wolfsburg in their Champions League Group B clash at Old Trafford.
Sep 30, 22:27
David De Gea of Manchester United celebrates as Juan Mata of Manchester United (not pictured) scores their first and equalising goal from the penalty spot during the UEFA Champions League Group B match between Manchester United FC and VfL Wolfsburg at Old
Result: Manchester United come from behind to topple Wolfsburg
Chris Smalling nets the winner as Manchester United defeat Wolfsburg in the Champions League.
Sep 30, 21:35
Daniel Caligiuri of VfL Wolfsburg (L) celebrates with Bas Dost as he scores their first goal during the UEFA Champions League Group B match between Manchester United FC and VfL Wolfsburg at Old Trafford on September 30, 2015
Half-Time Report: Juan Mata draws Manchester United level from the spot
Juan Mata's penalty cancels out Daniel Caligiuri's opener as Manchester United head into the break level with Wolfsburg.
Sep 30, 20:32
Bayern Munich's Polish striker Robert Lewandowski celebrates after the third goal for Munich during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Bayern Muenchen vs VfL Wolfsburg in Munich, on September 22, 2015.
Result: Robert Lewandowski comes off bench to score five in Bayern Munich triumph
Robert Lewandowski comes off the bench at half time to score five goals in nine minutes as Bayern Munich thrash Wolfsburg 5-1 in the Bundesliga.
Sep 22, 20:48
Wolfsburg's Swiss defender Timm Klose celebrates with Wolfsburg's Swiss defender Ricardo Rodriguez after Klose scored the third goal during the German first division Bundesliga football match VfL Wolfsburg vs FC Schalke 04 in Wolfsburg, northern Germany,
Team News: Wolfsburg, CSKA Moscow make one change apiece
Wolfsburg and CSKA Moscow make one change each ahead of their Champions League Group B clash at the Volkswagen Arena.
Sep 15, 19:25
Mainz' Japanese striker Shinji Okazaki (L) and Bayern Munich's Brazilian defender Dante vie for the ball during the German First division Bundesliga football match on December 19, 2014
Dante confident of success at Wolfsburg
Brazil international Dante says that Wolfsburg "want to annoy Bayern Munich" following his recent move to the club.
Sep 1, 20:59
Mainz' Japanese striker Shinji Okazaki (L) and Bayern Munich's Brazilian defender Dante vie for the ball during the German First division Bundesliga football match on December 19, 2014
Wolfsburg to sign Dante from Bayern Munich
Bayern Munich confirm that Brazilian centre-back Dante will join Bundesliga rivals Wolfsburg.
Aug 30, 12:52
Mainz' Japanese striker Shinji Okazaki (L) and Bayern Munich's Brazilian defender Dante vie for the ball during the German First division Bundesliga football match on December 19, 2014
Report: Leicester City to sign Bayern Munich defender Dante
Leicester City are reportedly close to signing Brazilian defender Dante from Bayern Munich for £5m.
Aug 30, 01:22
Bayern Munich's Spanish headcoach Pep Guardiola reacts during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Bayern Munich vs Hamburger SV at the Allianz Arena in Munich, southern Germany, on August 14, 2015
Preview: Bayern Munich vs. Bayer Leverkusen
Sports Mole looks at the preparations of both sides ahead of the Bundesliga clash between Bayern Munich and Bayer Leverkusen.
Aug 27, 18:04
Mainz' Japanese striker Shinji Okazaki (L) and Bayern Munich's Brazilian defender Dante vie for the ball during the German First division Bundesliga football match on December 19, 2014
Agent: 'Dante will stay at Bayern Munich'
Bayern Munich defender Dante will not be leaving the club before the end of the transfer window, according to his agent.
Aug 27, 03:02
Augsburg striker Sascha Molders holds off a challenge from Bayern Munich defender Dante.
Report: Everton chasing Dante
Everton are weighing up a move for Bayern Munich defender Dante, according to a report.
Aug 20, 09:28
Mainz' Japanese striker Shinji Okazaki (L) and Bayern Munich's Brazilian defender Dante vie for the ball during the German First division Bundesliga football match on December 19, 2014
Dante returns to Bayern Munich training
Dante continues his bid to reach full fitness by returning to training with his Bayern Munich teammates.
Aug 5, 04:00
Dante, Sebastian Rode, Philipp Lahm and Robert Lewandowski of Bayern Muenchen look dejected in defeat after the during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final first leg match between FC Porto and FC Bayern Muenchen at Estadio do Dragao on April 15, 2015
Dante: 'I'm not joining Manchester United'
Bayern Munich defender Dante says that he has no intention of joining Manchester United.
Jun 4, 17:40
Manager Louis van Gaal of Manchester United applauds the fans during the FA Cup Fifth round match between Preston North End and Manchester United at Deepdale on February 16, 2015
Louis van Gaal: 'Manchester United need more signings for title'
Louis van Gaal believes that Manchester United's hopes of competing for the Premier League title next season will rest on the business they conduct in the summer transfer window.
May 27, 09:10
Monchengladbach's striker Max Kruse and Bayern Munich's Brazilian defender Dante vie for the ball during the German First division Bundesliga football match Borussia Monchengladbach v FC C Muenchen on October 26, 2014
Report: Manchester United want Bayern Munich's Dante
A report claims that Manchester United want to sign Bayern Munich defender Dante this summer.
May 26, 17:52
Bayern Munich's Polish striker Robert Lewandowski celebrates scoring with his team-mates during German first division Bundesliga football match FC Bayern Munich vs 1 FSV Mainz 05 at the Allianz Arena in Munich, southern Germany on May 23, 2015
Result: Comfortable end to season for Bayern Munich
Champions Bayern Munich ease to a 2-0 win over Mainz on the final day of the Bundesliga season.
May 23, 16:24
Bayern Munich's Polish striker Robert Lewandowski celebrates after the first goal during the German first division Bundesliga football match between FC Bayern Muenchen vs Eintracht Frankfurt in Munich, Germany, on April 11, 2015
Half-Time Report: Robert Lewandowski gives champions the lead
A penalty from Robert Lewandowski separates Bayern Munich and Mainz 05 at the Allianz Arena.
May 23, 15:23
Bayern Munich's midfielder Thomas Mueller (2nd R) celebrates scoring with his team-mates during the UEFA Champions League second-leg quarter-final football match Bayern Munich v FC Porto in Munich, southern Germany on April 21, 2015
Preview: Freiburg vs. Bayern Munich
Sports Mole previews Saturday's clash between relegation-threatened Freiburg and champions Bayern Munich.
May 14, 17:59
Bayern Munich's Javi Martinez celebrates after scoring in a friendly match against Sao Paulo on July 31, 2013
Team News: Javi Martinez returns for Bayern Munich against Bayer Leverkusen
Javi Martinez starts at centre-back for the first time in nearly a year as Bayern Munich rotate their starting line up against Bayer Leverkusen in the Bundesliga.
May 2, 17:37
Porto's Brazilian defender Alex Sandro (L) vies with Bayern Munich's midfielder Thomas Muller during the UEFA Champions League quarter final football match FC Porto vs FC Bayern Munich at the at the Dragao stadium in Porto on April 15, 2015
Team News: Bastian Schweinsteiger makes bench as Bayern Munich face Porto
Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola makes four changes ahead of his side's Champions League quarter-final second leg against Porto at the Allianz Arena.
Apr 21, 19:19
Ricardo Quaresma of FC Porto (3R) celebrates with team mates as he scores their second goal during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final first leg match between FC Porto and FC Bayern Muenchen at Estadio do Dragao on April 15, 2015
Match Analysis: Porto 3-1 Bayern Munich
Sports Mole takes a look back on a thrilling night at the Estadio do Dragao following Porto's 3-1 victory over Bayern Munich.
Apr 15, 22:22
Ricardo Quaresma of FC Porto (3R) celebrates with team mates as he scores their second goal during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final first leg match between FC Porto and FC Bayern Muenchen at Estadio do Dragao on April 15, 2015
Result: Porto beat Bayern Munich in Champions League quarter-final first leg
Goals from Ricardo Quaresma and Jackson Martinez give Porto a 3-1 win in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final against Bayern Munich.
Apr 15, 21:35
Ricardo Quaresma of FC Porto scores their first goal from the penalty spot during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final first leg match between FC Porto and FC Bayern Muenchen at Estadio do Dragao on April 15, 2015
Half-Time Report: Ricardo Quaresma brace puts Porto ahead
Ricardo Quaresma scores two goal in the first 10 minutes to give Porto a 2-1 half-time lead over Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter-finals.
Apr 15, 20:32
Bayern Munich's Dutch midfielder Arjen Robben and Bayern Munich's Brazilian defender Dante celebrate after the fourth goal for Munich during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Bayern Munich vs Eintracht Frankfurt at the Allianz Arena i
Pep Guardiola praises returning defender Dante
Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola praises returning defender Dante following his display in the Bundesliga champions' 1-0 win away at Borussia Dortmund on Saturday.
Apr 5, 17:16
Brazil's forward Oscar is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal during the friendly football match France vs Brazil, on March 26, 2015
Live Commentary: France 1-3 Brazil - as it happened
Sports Mole brings you live text commentary of the International friendly between France and Brazil at the Stade de France.
Mar 26, 18:45
Mainz' Japanese striker Shinji Okazaki (L) and Bayern Munich's Brazilian defender Dante vie for the ball during the German First division Bundesliga football match on December 19, 2014
Matthias Sammer: 'Dante not leaving Bayern Munich'
Brazilian centre-back Dante will not be leaving Bayern Munich this summer, according to the German club's director Matthias Sammer.
Mar 23, 13:56
Moenchengladbach coach Lucien Favre barks orders at his team during a game with Hannover on August 17, 2013
Lucien Favre rules out return for Dante
Borussia Monchengladbach manager Lucien Favre rules out a potential move for Bayern Munich's Brazilian defender Dante.
Mar 15, 18:57
Bayern Munich's striker Thomas Mueller, defender Philipp Lahm, Dutch midfielder Arjen Robben celebrate after Polish striker Robert Lewandowski scored against Dortmund on November 1, 2014
Team News: Philipp Lahm only on Bayern Munich bench
Phillip Lahm is named in a Bayern Munich squad for the first time since November as they face Shakhtar Donetsk in the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie.
Mar 11, 18:59
Mainz' Japanese striker Shinji Okazaki (L) and Bayern Munich's Brazilian defender Dante vie for the ball during the German First division Bundesliga football match on December 19, 2014
Dante plays down Bayern Munich exit talk
Bayern Munich defender Dante vows to regain his spot in the German side's starting XI.
Mar 9, 18:31
Monchengladbach's striker Max Kruse and Bayern Munich's Brazilian defender Dante vie for the ball during the German First division Bundesliga football match Borussia Monchengladbach v FC C Muenchen on October 26, 2014
Stefan Effenberg: 'Bayern Munich to offload Dante'
Former Germany international Stefan Effenberg believes that Dante's days with Bayern Munich are numbered and that the Brazilian will be offloaded in the summer.
Mar 8, 16:32
Bayern Munich's forward Thomas Mueller (R) celebrates scoring a penalty goal during the German first division Bundesliga football match against Hanover 96 on March 7, 2015
Result: Bayern Munich beat Hannover to move 11 points clear
Bayern Munich come from behind to beat Hannover 3-1 and move 11 points clear at the top of the Bundesliga.
Mar 7, 16:24



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Bayern Munich5401123912
2Borussia DortmundDortmund43101001010
3Augsburg531184410
4Hannover431051410
5Schalke 04Schalke53027619
6Hoffenheim42206338
7Borussia MonchengladbachBorussia M'bach52217528
8RB Leipzig52128627
9Hamburger SV420245-16
10Stuttgart520337-46
11Hertha Berlin41214405
12Wolfsburg512236-35
13Bayer LeverkusenB. Leverkusen41128804
14Eintracht FrankfurtFrankfurt411223-14
15Mainz 05410337-43
16Werder Bremen502337-42
17Freiburg402218-72
18FC Koln4004112-110
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