Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker has lost his father and according to reports the Brazilian drowned while having fun in the lake.
These are rough times for Alisson as he has gone from being criticized for commiting howlers to losing his 57 year old father.
The local police in Brazil said that the father of Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker drowned in a lake at his holiday home in southern Brazil on Wednesday.
Jose’s holiday home is close to Rincao do Inferno (a town in Brazil).
The deceased was however declared missing at about 5 p.m. local time in Brazil after he wasn’t seen on the surface of the water..
Jose was found at exactly 11:59 p.m (Brazil time) after the Fire Department of Cacapava do Sul sent a team to assist in the search.
Authorities told ESPN Brazil that the death wasn’t planned or staged but happened on it’s own.
The sons of Jose Becker are goalkeepers with Alisson being the eldest while his younger brother is Muriel.
Muriel is a goalkeeper for Brazilian side Fluminense.
Internacional, whom both brothers played for, tweeted their condolences.
“It is with great sadness that we received the news of Jose Agostinho Becker’s death, the father of our ex-goalkeepers Alisson and Muriel,” the club said.
Liverpool are next scheduled to play Sheffield United at Bramall Lane on Sunday