Alisson Becker loses father


The footballing world is paying tribute to Alisson Becker for losing his father at age 57.

57 year old Jose Agostinho Becker died shortly after drowning in lake near Brazil home after swimming in a dam near his holiday home in the southern region of Brazil, near the town of Rincao do Inferno on Wednesday, and police later located his body during their search at 11:59pm. He was also a goalkeeper like his sons, Liverpool’s Alisson, 28, and Fluminense’s Muriel, 34.

He also played in amateur leagues in Brazil, as did Alisson’s grandfather, and has been described as a huge influence on his sons’ careers.