The father of Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker drowned in a lake near his holiday home in southern Brazil on Wednesday, local police said.
Jose Becker, 57, had been swimming at a dam on his property when the accident happened on Wednesday afternoon, Doroteo Machado Filho, a police inspector in the town of Lavras do Sul, told Reuters. No foul play was suspected.
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Alisson joined Liverpool in 2018 from Roma and was voted Fifa 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.