Liverpool made a world record signing of Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson becker from AS Roma with an expectation to strengthen their team.
With the likes of Lorius Karius and Simon Mignolet causing errors at the time, Liverpool’s hope of winning first ever English Premier League title has shattered at the time, coming close to second place only disappointed by Liverpool’s legend Steven Gerrard’s infamous slip.
Jurgen Klopp signed Alisson Becker from AS Roma for a world record fee of £66.9m. Roma, who sold their star man Mohammed Salah earlier made a hefty profit for Alisson who was bought from Internacional for 9.5 million euros only two years back. The goalkeeper has improved drastically since, making him one of the most on demand goalkeeper of recent time.
Alisson Becker became Liverpool’s fourth signing of the 2018-19 season after the arrival of Naby Keita, Fabinho and Xherdan Shaqiri. The Keita deal was finalized earlier mid-season from RB Leipzig for 52.8 million pounds, while Fabinho joined from Monaco at 40 million pounds. Meanwhile, Xherdan Shaqiri joined the ranks from Stoke City at a bargain deal of 13.5 million pounds, making over 100 million marks early in the transfer market. This proves that Liverpool is seriously looking for their first Premier League title.
Liverpool made an initial bid of around 70 million euros which was rejected, however, an add-on of 5 million played catalyst on the deal. The transfer amount will be paid in two years. Alisson was also targeted by Chelsea FC as their star stopper Thibaut Courtois who has been highly linked with Spanish giants Real Madrid.
Alisson Becker’s contract with the club will not only see him as the regular number one goalkeeping choice for Jurgen Klopp, but he will also be one of the most paid Liverpool players. The six years deal with Liverpool Football club will get him among the list of highest earning goalkeepers in the world.
Alisson Becker Earnings and Salary
Alisson signed six year deal with Liverpool football club which will see him replace former Liverpool FC number one keeper Lorius Karius who made almost 30 thousands pound every week.
While Alisson was contacted by both Liverpool and Real Madrid, earlier, before he committed to Liverpool FC, there were reports that he requested improvement on Roma contract. It was reported that he asked around €3.5 and € 4 million-a-year to stay at Roma. This is equivalent to around 75 thousand euro per week. Although Alisson’s weekly wage at Liverpool is not revealed, it is estimated that he earns somewhere around 80,000 to 120,000 euros per week at Liverpool FC.
Besides his Football wages, Alisson’s earning comes from endorsement deals. The world’s most expensive goalkeeper has certainly earned a large amount of fan base committing his future to one of the most successful clubs in the history. The large fan base of Liverpool Football club will surely help Alisson Becker add up some more earning attracting some endorsement deals which is soon to come.
Alisson Becker Personal Life
Alisson Becker is a Brazilian number 1 goalkeeper who was born on October second, 1992 in Novo Hamburgo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. His height is 1.93 meter and currently plays for Brazil national football team and Liverpool Football team.
Alisson started his career in Brazilian club Internacional where he joined as a youth 10 years back in 2008. He spent four years at the club’s academy before he got his professional debut in 2013. He made his senior debut for the Brazilian side on 17 February 2013 where he started in the 1-1 draw against Cruzeiro-Rs in the Campeonato Gaucho Championship. Alisson’s first Brazilian Serie A match came against Gioas Esporte Clube where he conceded three goals in a 3-3 draw. The match was played on 25 August the same year.
He played three years for Internacional where he appeared in 44 league matches before he joined AS Roma. He joined AS Roma in 2016 where he spent two years. Alisson appeared in 37 matches for Italian club Roma before he reunited with Mohammed Salah in Liverpool Football club.
Alisson earned his first Brazil U-17 cap back in 2009, a year after he joined the Internacional youth academy. Later he represented the U-20 team and was a part of the U-20 national team that won prestigious Toulon Tournament in 2013. He made his first Brazil senior team appearance when Brazil played Venezuela in the world cup qualifiers on 13 October 2015. He was the first choice goalkeeper for Brazil national team in World cup 2018 played in Russia.
Alisson said in an article, that he watched the 1998 world cup along with his family when he was just 5 years old. Later he went on to represent Brazil in world cup himself.
Alisson is married to Natalia Loewe in 2015 and is currently happily married. Alisson and Natalia have a one year old baby girl called Helena. She is the first children of the couple. Alisson’s brother is Muriel Gustavo Becker who is also a professional footballer and plays for Brazilian club Belenenses as a goalkeeper. He is Alisson’s elder brother and was born on February 14, 1987.
Alisson’s mother’s name is Magali Lino de Souza Becker while his father is José Agostinho Becker.
Alisson Becker Wife Natalia Loewe Becker
Alisson Becker married Natalia Loewe Becker back in 2015 when he was still with the Brazilian club. Natalia and Alisson met back in 2012 and they married three years later. She is a qualified doctor. Alison met Natalia when she was still practicing to become a doctor. They have a one-year-old baby girl called Helena.
Natalia has a huge social media followers and the picture she posts usually prove a large number of likes with her fans. She has recently reached 100 thousand followers on her Instagram account. It was just days before Alisson traveled to Liverpool for the medical test before the deal was finalized. Natalia will move along with Alisson to Liverpool.