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Father of Alisson Becker drowns in Brazil

  • Published at 05:13 pm February 25th, 2021
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File photo of Alisson Becker with his father Jose Becker

Jose Becker, 57, had been swimming at a dam on his property when the accident happened Wednesday afternoon

The father of Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker drowned in a lake near his holiday home in southern Brazil Wednesday, local police said.

Jose Becker, 57, had been swimming at a dam on his property when the accident happened Wednesday afternoon, Doroteo Machado Filho, a police inspector in the town of Lavras do Sul, told Reuters. 

No foul play was suspected.

Alisson joined Liverpool in 2018 from Roma and was voted Fifa’s Best Men's Goalkeeper in 2019. 

His younger brother Muriel is a goalkeeper for Brazilian side Fluminense.

Internacional, who both brothers played for, tweeted their condolences.

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