Alisson Becker is a famous Brazilian footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for the Premier League club Liverpool and the Brazil national team. He considered being one of the best goalkeepers in the world due to his distribution and ability in one-on-one situations. In 2002, he joined Internacional’s academy progressing through the youth setup before making his senior debut in 2013.
Alisson Becker Wiki/Biography
Alisson Becker was born on 2nd October 1992 (Age: 30 years old; As of 2022) in Novo Hamburgo, Brazil. His full real name is Alisson Ramses Becker and he is commonly known as Alisson. His nationality is Brazilian and his zodiac sign is Libra. He follows Christianity (religion) and his ethnicity is white. His profession is a famous Brazilian football player.
Alisson Becker Educational Qualification
Alisson Becker doesn’t disclose anything about his study on his social media handles or even not on the internet. So we assume that he studies in his hometown as a homeschool.
Alisson Becker Physical Stats
- Height: 6′ 4″
- Weight: 91 kg
- Hair Colour: Dark brown
- Eye Colour: Blue
Alisson Becker Family & Parents
Alisson Becker was born into a middle-class family to Brazilian parents. His father’s name is Jose Agostinho Becker and his mother’s name is Magali Lindo de Souza Becker. Instead of that, he has two siblings one brother and one sister.
His brother’s name is Muriel Gustavo Becker and his sister’s name is Helen Becker. His brother (Muriel) is also a goalkeeper and was developed at Internacional like his brother (Alisson).
His brother also has a traditionally feminine name.
Alisson Becker Wife & Children
Alisson Becker’s marital status is married. He married a doctor from Brazil Natalia Loewe in 2015. The couple has three children.
The couple announced their first child on 29th April 2017 who is a daughter named Helena. After her, the couple announce their second child a son Matteo on 14th June 2019. Instead of that, the couple has their third child a son on 10th May 2021 whose name doesn’t disclose.
He and his wife have been WHO advocates for proactive care of mental health.
Alisson Becker Career & Stats
Alisson Becker joined Internacional’s academy in 2002, aged 10, and having progressed through the youth setup, he featured regularly with the U-23 side. Before making his senior debut on 17th February 2013 he started in a 1-1 away draw against Cruzeiro-RS in the Campeooanto Gaucho championship. His Serie A away followed on 25th August 20132 when he started in a 3-3 home draw against Goias. He found himself competing with Brazilian legend Dida, who had joined Internacional from Gremio.
Alisson Becker earned a starting berth in October and finished the year with 11 league appearances to his name. He was an undisputed starter in the year during which he amassed 57 appearances across all competitions. On 4 February 2016, Alisson signed a pre-contract with Italian club Roma, signing a five-year deal for a €7.5 million fee. During his four years with Internacional’s senior side, he make over 100 appearances across all competitions and won the Campeonato Gaucho title in each session.
He officially completed his transfer to Italian Serie A side, Roma in July 2016 and he made his debut for the club on 17th August 2016. He ultimately made 15 appearances across all competitions from the season but failed to feature in any league fixtures. Szczesny departed at the start of the following campaign for Juventus, which saw him assume the number one jersey. He later disclose that he would have considered leaving Roma had he not been guaranteed more first-team football.
Becker finally make his Serie A debut on the opening weekend of the 2017-2018 Serie A campaign. Then, he make his first appearance in the Derby Della Capitale on 18th November starting in a 2-1 win over local rivals Lazio. The club didn’t concede a single goal at the Stadio Olimpica in the Champions League, until the match against Liverpool in the semi-finals on 2nd May 2018.
Liverpool confirmed the signing of Alisson for a fee of £66.8 million making him the most expensive goalkeeper of all time, surpassing the transfers of Ederson and Gianluigi Buffon on 19th July 2018. Liverpool confirmed via their official website that he would wear the vacant number 13 shirt in the 2018-2019 season on 10th August. Alisson Becker received praise for his subsequent performances in wins over Crystal Palace and Brighton which saw him keep three consecutive clean sheets.
On 1st September in a 2-1 over Leicester City, he received both praise and criticism for his performance. He also played an important role in Liverpool’s Champions League group-stage campaign. The most by any Premier League goalkeeper in his debut season since former Liverpool goalkeeper, Pepe Reina in 2006. He kept a total of 21 clean sheets in Premier League and won the Golden Glove. Alisson Becker played a starring role as Liverpool advanced to their second consecutive final in the competition.
In the final on 1 June 2019, Alisson kept a clean sheet for Liverpool as they defeated Tottenham Hotspur 2–0, making eight saves in the process, to win his first trophy with the club. After spending his first season with the designated squad number 13, it was announced that Alisson would be wearing the number 1 shirt for the 2019–20 season, which had previously been worn by Loris Karius.
On 9 August 2019, in the opening match of the 2019–20 Premier League season against newly promoted Norwich at Anfield, Alisson picked up a calf injury in the first half and had to be replaced by new signing Adrián after 38 minutes. He returned to the matchday squad on 20th October in a draw with rivals Manchester United. He kept a clean sheet against Flamengo in the 2019 FIFA Club World Cup Final with Liverpool winning the trophy for the first time on 21st December. He was injured again on 6th March 2020.
Alisson Becker missed the next day’s Premier League win against Bournemouth and the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg loss against Atletico Madrid, the final two Liverpool matches before the season was suspended due to the Coronavirus pandemic in the UK. On 20 September 2020, he saved a penalty in Liverpool’s second game of the 2020-2021 Premier League season, a 2-0 away win over Chelsea.
On 7th February 2021, Alisson Becker made two errors in the space of three minutes conceding possession to allow Manchester City’s lllau Gundogan and Raheem Sterling to score, as Liverpool lost 4-1. He scored a dramatic late winner in a 2-1 victory against West Bromwich Albion on 16th May 2021. The corner, taken by Trent Alexander-Arnold, found him who managed to score with a header.
He becomes the sixth goalkeeper to score in the Premier League. On 4th August 2021, prior to the start of the 2021-2022 Premier League season, he signed a new contract extension to stay with Liverpool until the summer of 2027. He won the Emirates FA cup with Liverpool, defeating rivals Chelsea 6-5 on penalties in the final on 15th May 2022. On 15 May 2022, Alisson won the Emirates FA Cup with Liverpool, defeating rivals Chelsea 6-5 on penalties in the final.
Alisson Becker saved a penalty from Mason Mount, allowing Liverpool’s Kostas Tsimikas to score the winning penalty in the shootout. He assisted Mohamed Salah in a late winning goal in Liverpool’s 1-0 win over rivals Manchester City in the Premier League. Three days later, on 19th October 2022. He saved a penalty from Jarrod Bowen as Liverpool beat West Ham United. He was named Liverpool’s player of the month for October 2022.
Alisson Becker was called up to the main squad by manager Dunga for the first two matches of the 2018 World Cup qualification campaign against chile and Venezuela after representing Brazil at U-17 and U-20. He was named to Brazil’s 23-man squad for the Copa America Centenario on 5th May 2016. Alisson Becker conceded a total of two goals in three matches as Brazil was eliminated in the group stage.
Alisson Becker was selected in the final 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia in May 2019. He was included by manager Tite in Brazil,s 23-man squad for the 2019 Copa America on home soil in 2019 May. The only match in which he failed to keep a clean sheet was the 3-1 final victory against Peru on 7th July. Alisson Becker was honored with the Best Goalkeeper Award for his performances.
Alisson Becker Awards & Achievements
- Campeonato Gaúcho: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016.
- Premier League: 2019–20.
- FA Cup: 2021–22.
- EFL Cup: 2021–22.
- UEFA Champions League: 2018–19, runner up: 2021–22.
- FIFA Club World Cup: 2019.
- Toulon Tournament: 2013.
- Copa América: 2019.
- The Best FIFA Goalkeeper in 2019.
- Yashin Trophy in 2019.
- IFFHS World’s Best Goalkeeper in 2019.
- UEFA Champions League Goalkeeper of the Season in 2018–19.
- Premier League Golden Glove in 2018–19, 2021–22.
- FIFA FIFPro World11 in 2019, 2020.
- UEFA Champions League Squad of the Season in 2017–18, 2018–19
- Serie A Goalkeeper of the Year in 2017–18.
- Serie A Team of the Year in 2017–18.
- Globe Soccer Awards Best Goalkeeper of the Year in 2018, 2019.
- Copa América Golden Glove in 2019.
- Copa América Team of the Tournament in 2019.
- IFFHS Men’s World Team in 2019.
- Samba Gold in 2019.
- UEFA Team of the Year: 2019.
- Liverpool Goal of the Season in 2020-21 (West Bengal).
- PFA Team of the Year in 2021-2022 premier league.
Alisson Becker Style of Play
Alisson Becker has been praised for his ability to produce crucial saves, brilliance in one-on-one situations as well as his positioning, distribution, and consistency. And is rated by some in the sport as the great goalkeeper in the world. Alisson Becker cites former Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes as an inspiration, due to his ability to play out from the back, as well as Manuel Neuer, for his ‘sweeper keeper’ style.
Alisson Becker is also known for his speed and timing when rushing off his line, as well as his ability to clear or challenge the ball with his feet outside the area or get to the ground quickly to collect or parry the ball with his feet outside the area. Alisson Becker is capable of playing the ball out from the back quickly with his hands as well as his feet, and also has the ability to launch attacks. Alisson Becker’s skills with the ball at his feet and composure in possession have even seen him take on opponents on occasion when put under pressure.
Alisson Becker possesses good reflexes and great shot-stopping abilities, as well as the capacity to produce spectacular and instinctive reaction saves when necessary, but he is predominantly known for his efficient style of goalkeeping. Instead of that, Alisson Becker is also known for his handling and is effective at dealing with high balls, which enables him to come out and claim crosses and command his area well. The moniker “The Messi of goalkeepers” has also been attached to him. On 15 June 2021, Alisson Becker was included in Brazil’s 50-man preliminary squad for the 2020 Summer Olympics, though he was not included in the final squad. He was named to the squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup on 7th November 2022.
Alisson Becker Net Worth
Alisson Becker’s net worth is estimated at $9.5 million dollars. His annual salary is £7,800,000 (As of 2022). His last contract is with Liverpool for 6 years for a fee of £46,800,000. Alisson Becker is a famous professional footballer and earned all the income from his profession and occupation. Alisson lives a happily married life with his wife and children.
Alisson Becker Social Handles
- Instagram: alissonbecker
- Facebook: AlissonBeckerOfficial
- Twitter: Alissonbecker
Alisson Becker Amazing Facts
- Currently, Alisson Becker plays for the team, Liverpool.
- His position in his team is Goalkeeper.
- His jersey number is 1.
- His wife is a doctor from Brazil.
- In 2019 May, Alisson Becker was appointed a goodwill ambassador by the World Health Organisation.
- He has been nicknamed “The Holy Goalie” by teammate Virgil van Dijk due to his faith.
- Alisson Becker was named to the squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup on 7th November 2022.
- Despite his height (standing at 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)), strength, size, and large, powerful physique, he is also an agile and athletic goalkeeper.
- His playing style has also drawn comparisons with compatriots Julio Cesar Muriel Becker and Claudio Taffarel in the media.
- The moniker “The Messi of goalkeepers” has also been attached to him.
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