The body of José Agostinho Becker, 57, was found lifeless by local authorities on Wednesday.
Sad news that comes to us from the Brazilian press. According to various sources, including ESPN, José Agostinho Becker, father of Brazilian goalkeepers Alisson of Liverpool and Muriel, of Fluminense, died Wednesday at 57 years old. He had been missing since the end of the afternoon after having plunged into a dam in Rincão do Inferno, located about fifty kilometers from Lavras do Sul and a little over 300 km from Porto Alegre, in the east of the Rio Grande. do Sul. The dam is located on one of the family’s properties, as reported by Brazilian media, which have been confirmed as dead of José Agostinho Becker by the authorities and representatives of the Liverpool player. The information has since been confirmed by the firefighters of Caçapava do Sul. “The Fluminense Football Club deeply regrets the death of José Agostinho Becker, father of goalkeepers Muriel and Alisson. We wish, to all friends and family, all the strength ”, we can read in a message posted on the account Twitter from Muriel’s Carioca Club. One message among many others, many players in football auriverde sharing the sorrow of the two goalkeepers.
Trained at Internacional Porto Alegre, where he played until 2016, Brazilian international goalkeeper (44 caps) Alisson Becker, 28, went to AS Rome as part of his first European experience, before taking Liverpool management, in 2018, for what was a record goalkeeper amount of € 62.5m. He has kept the Reds’ goals 115 times so far, including winning the Champions League in 2019 and the Premier League the following year. The first coronation in the English league for 30 years! Six years her senior, Muriel also studied at the Internacional. After several loans in Brazil, this former U20 international was trying his luck in Europe, under the colors of the Portuguese club Belenenses, between 2017 and 2019, before returning to the fold and committing to Fluminense. “It is with great sadness that we learned the news of the death of José Agostinho Becker, father of our former goalkeepers Alisson and Muriel,” said Sport Club Internacional, sending “strength to their family and friends in this moment of great pain ”.