13 fun facts about Alisson Becker
Alisson Becker is a professional footballer who currently plays as a goalkeeper for Liverpool FC and the Brazilian national team. He was born on October 2, 1992, in Novo Hamburgo, Brazil.
Alisson began his professional career with Internacional in Brazil. During his time at the club, he won the Campeonato Gaucho in 2014 and 2015, and the Recopa Sudamericana in 2016, before moving to Roma in 2016. His strong performances at Roma quickly established him as one of the best goalkeepers in Serie A, helping Roma to reach the Champions League semifinals in 2018.
In 2018, Alisson signed with Liverpool FC, becoming the most expensive goalkeeper in history at the time, with a transfer fee of £66.8 million. In his first season with Liverpool, he played a crucial role in the team's success, helping them to win their sixth Champions League. In his next season, the Brazilian helped the team win their first Premier League title in 30 years.
Alisson made his debut for the Brazilian national team in 2015 and has since established himself as the team's first-choice goalkeeper. He played a key role in Brazil's victory in the 2019 and 2021 edition of Copa America, keeping five and four clean sheets in the tournaments respectively.
Alisson is widely regarded as one of the best goalkeepers in the world, known for his shot-stopping abilities, command of his area, and excellent distribution. He is also very quick off his line and is comfortable playing with his feet, which makes him a good fit for Liverpool's high-pressing style of play.
Here are 13 interesting facts about Alisson that you absolutely need to know.