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Alisson Becker’s Dad Dies after Drowning in a Dam

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25 Feb 2021
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The father to Liverpool’s goalkeeper, Alisson Becker found dead after drowning in a dam at his holiday home in Brazil.

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Tragedy has struck Liverpool’s goalkeeper, Alisson Becker, after his father drowned in a dam near his holiday home in Brazil. Joe Becker (the deceased), is said to have been “swimming on Wednesday afternoon when the incident happened” according to Doroteo Machado Filho, a police inspector before his body was found hours after the dive.

The Fire Department of Cacapava does Sul were called to the scene before news emerged out of the region later that evening that Mr. Becker’s body had been located.

Mr. Becker, who was a real estate broker, was reportedly found at around midnight by a friend and employee of the family estate in the city of Bage, where Mr. Becker lived with his wife Magali.

Messages of condolences have been sent to the keeper. His club Liverpool showed their support via social media by posting a picture of the keeper along with the message, “You’ll Never Walk Alone”.

Their city neighbors, Everton also tweeted their support that read, “the thoughts and prayers of everyone at Everton are with Alisson Becker and his family following the tragic news of his father’s death, Jose Becker”.

International, another top-level Brazilian club for who both brothers (Alisson and his brother Muriel) have previously played, tweeted their condolences.

‘It is with great sadness that we received the news of Jose Agostinho Becker’s death, the father of our ex-goalkeepers Alisson and Muriel,’ the club said.

Fluminense posted on social media: ‘The Fluminense Football Club deeply regrets the death of Jose Agostinho Becker, father of goalkeepers Muriel and Alisson.’ tweeted Fluminense.

‘We wish all friends and family all the strength.’

Jose Becker Impact on Son, Allison Becker.

In 2018, Alisson spoke of his father’s impact on becoming a footballer. Alisson said, “My father played for his work team, my mother played handball in school, and my grandfather played in amateur football”.

“And after all this, came my brother and then I started to like it too”.

“I have a family of goalkeepers”. That’s what my father said.

Ever since Alisson has established himself as the best goalkeeper in the world. He has been a source of consistency at Liverpool since joining from AS Roma and then a world-record goal-keeper.

 

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