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BRAZIL: Last night, Brazilian police said the father of Alison Becker, the Liverpool goalkeeper, drowned in a lake near his vacation home in the south of the country.
Dorotio Machado Filho, the inspector of police in Lavras de Sol, told that Jose Baker, 57, was swimming near a dam on his property when the accident happened Wednesday afternoon. The police ruled out the suspicion of murder.
Alison joined Liverpool in 2018 from Rome and was named the best goalkeeper in the world in 2019. His younger brother Muriel plays at Fluminense, Brazil.
Brazilian club Internacional, for which the two brothers played, sent condolences on their official Twitter account.
“It is with deep regret that we have received the news of the death of Jose Augustinho Baker, father of former goalkeepers Alison and Muriel,” the club said.