Ten Things you didn’t know about Alisson
Ten things you didn’t know about Alisson? What are the ten things you didn’t know about Alisson? Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson is one of the best keepers in the world at present. Coming from a family of goalkeepers, Alisson joined Brazilian club Internacional’s academy in 2002 when was just 10 years old. He progressed through the youth setup and joined the senior team in 2013.
Alisson had a pretty successful stint at Internacional from 2013-2016 during which he helped the club win the Brazilian top-flight in four successive years.
This season, there are no bouts that Alisson is the number one goalkeeper in the Liverpool Squad.
Ten things you didn’t know about Alisson
After impressing in Brazil, Alisson joined Serie A club AS Roma in 2016. Here was where he gained a great deal of recognition. At Roma, Alisson produced a string of excellent performances. Last season, he helped Roma finish 3rd in the Premier League and guided them to the semi-finals of the Champions League.
His performances attracted interest from Liverpool who were keen to replace Loris Karius after his antics in the Champions League Final in Kiev.
Liverpool eventually signed Alisson for a transfer fee of £66.8 million which made him the most expensive keeper in the world at the time.
This season, Alisson has done excellently for Liverpool so far. In 36 appearances, he has made 20 clean sheets for the Reds.
Now, we at Silly Season will reveal ten things you didn’t know about Alisson.
10. He had to compete with a Brazilian goalkeeping legend
During the start of his career at Internacional, Alisson had to compete with legendary Brazilian goalkeeper Dida for the position of starting goalkeeper.
Dida joined Internacional from Gremio in 2014 and even though he was 41 at the time, he was still in good shape and gave Alisson some pretty stiff competition. However, Alisson eventually managed to seal a place in the starting XI.
9. He loves to play guitar
Everybody has a hobby of their own and this is no different for footballers. Alisson also has a hobby of his own and that is playing his guitar. He even made an appearance on a Brazilian talk show, ‘The Noite with Danilo Gentili’. Apart from guitar, he is also fond of video games and fishing.