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Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker's father Jose found dead after drowning in Brazil

The Associated Press
·1-min read

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

Fluminense posted on social media on Thursday 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 at Internacional between 2013 and 2016 before he joined Roma. He left Roma after two seasons to join Liverpool.

Alisson, who was a started for his national team in the 2018 World Cup, won the Champions League and latest edition of the Premier League with Liverpool.

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