Daniel Barrio Alvarez
Place of birth
Date of birth
(1987-02-10) 10 February 1987 (age 28)
Daniel "Dani" Barrio Alvarez (born 10 February 1987) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for UD Melilla as a goalkeeper.
Born in Gijón, Asturias, Barrio graduated with Sporting de Gijón's youth setup, and made his senior debuts with the reserves in the 2006–07 campaign, in Tercera División. He first arrived in Segunda División B in 2011, signing for Real Oviedo, after stints with Ribadesella CF and Marino de Luanco, both in the fourth level.
On 11 August 2013 Barrio moved to CD Leganés, also in the third division. He appeared in 31 matches during the season, as the Madrid side were promoted to Segunda División after a ten-year absence.
On 11 September 2014 Barrio made his professional debut, starting in a 1–1 home draw against CD Numancia, for the campaign's Copa del Rey. He made his Segunda División debut on 8 February of the following year, playing the full 90 minutes in a 2–0 away win against RCD Mallorca.