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Father of Liverpool ‘keeper Alisson drowns in Brazil

Two Brazilian clubs have expressed condolences following the sudden death of the father of Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker.

Fluminense posted on social media yesterday that it’s deeply sorry for the death of Jose Agostinho Becker. Alisson’s brother, Muriel, is a goalkeeper at Fluminense. Internacional, where both Alisson and Muriel played, also offered condolences. Brazilian media reported that 57-year-old Jose Agostinho Becker had drowned after going for a swim on his property in the city of Lavras do Sul, in the south of the country. Local police confirmed the body of man was found on Wednesday night. The 28-year-old Alisson played for Internacional between 2013 and 2016 before joining AS Roma. He left Roma after two seasons to join Liverpool. Alisson, who was a starter for Brazil at the 2018 World Cup, won the UEFA Champions League and latest edition of the English Premier League with Liverpool.


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