Liverpool keeper, Allison Becker has reportedly lost his father, Jose Agostinho Becker, 57, under tragic circumstances.
Alisson Becker’s former Brazilian club, Internacional confirmed the death of the player’s father. The club said the Brazil international goalkeeper’s father close to his holiday home after drowning in a lake in a tragic accident.
According to GOAL, “after due investigation with the Fire Department of Cacapava do Sul and the Civil Police of Lavras do Sul, the body of Alisson’s 57-year-old father was found after he had been reported as missing.
Local police confirmed that Jose Agostinho Becker died after going swimming in a lake near his holiday home in southern Brazil.
Since the passing of the senior Becker, messages of condolences have been pouring in. Tweeting on their official Twitter handle in the early hours of Thursday, Internacional offered its “strength and support to the family and friends of Jose Agostinho Becker”.
Expressing sadness Internacional wrote on their official Twitter page in the early hours of Thursday:
“It is with great sadness that we received the news of the death of Jose Agostinho Becker, father of our former goalkeepers, Alisson and Muriel.
Brazilian club, Sao Paulo, in their own condolence, posted the following message on Twitter:
“With much regret, Sao Paulo receives the sad news of the death of Jose Agostinho Becker, father of goalkeepers Alisson and Muriel.
“Our condolences and solidarity with the two players and their families. We wish them a lot of strength and a lot of light.”
“Clube do Povo also tweeted, saying: “The club wishes strength to family and friends in this moment of so much pain.”
Liverpool’s Merseyside rivals, Everton was not left out in the flurry of messages. The club said on its official Twitter handle:
The thoughts and prayers of everyone at Everton are with Alisson Becker and his family following the tragic news of the death of his father, Jose Becker. 💙
— Everton (@Everton) February 25, 2021