Alisson Becker

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Alisson Becker
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Becker with Brazil at the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Personal information
Full name Alisson Ramses Becker
Date of birth (1992-10-02) 2 October 1992 (age 30)
Place of birth Novo Hamburgo, Brazil
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Number 1
Youth career
2008–2012 Internacional
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2016 Internacional 44 (0)
2016–2018 Roma 37 (0)
2018– Liverpool 154 (1)
National team
2009 Brazil U17 9 (0)
2013 Brazil U23 5 (0)
2015– Brazil 61 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:45, 14 January 2023 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 9 December 2022

Alisson Ramses Becker (born 2 October 1992), sometimes shortened to Alisson, is a Brazilian professional footballer. He plays for Premier League club Liverpool and the Brazil national team. He plays as a goalkeeper. He was born in Novo Hamburgo, Rio Grande do Sul.

Counted among one of the best goalkeepers in Europe, Alisson is Brazil's first-choice goalkeeper ahead of Manchester City's Ederson Moraes.

Career[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

Becker began his career at Internacional. He made over 100 appearances and won the Campeonato Gaúcho in each of his four seasons at the club. In 2016, he signed a 7.5 million transfer to Roma. In July 2018, he signed for Liverpool for a fee of €72.5 million (£66.8m), a world record transfer fee for a goalkeeper at the time.[a][1] In his first season with Liverpool, he won the 2018–19 UEFA Champions League, with Liverpool defeating Tottenham Hotspur 2–0 in the final, and finished second in the Premier League. He also won the Premier League Golden Glove, keeping 21 clean sheets. In the 2019-2020 season with Liverpool he won the Premier League title and FIFA Club World Cup.

International[change | change source]

Becker has played for Brazil since 2015. He played for them during the Copa América Centenario in 2016 and the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Honours[change | change source]



Notes[change | change source]

  1. This record was later broken by Chelsea's signing of Kepa Arrizabalaga.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Alisson: Liverpool make Brazilian world's most expensive keeper". BBC Sport. 20 July 2018. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  2. McNulty, Phil (1 June 2019). "Tottenham Hotspur 0–2 Liverpool". BBC Sport. Retrieved 1 June 2019.

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