Liverpool send message to Alisson after his dad dies swimming in lake

Liverpool have sent goalkeeper Alisson a message of support after his dad Jose Becker died while swimming in a lake.

The Reds' official Twitter account posted a picture of the Brazilian shot-stopper alongside the club's motto: "You'll Never Walk Alone, Alisson".

Jose Becker was found dead after he went swimming in a dam near his holiday home in the southern region of Brazil.

The 57-year-old was reported missing to local police at 5pm before the fire department located his body during a search at 11:59pm.

Police are not treating the death as suspicious and there are no signs of foul play.

Alisson's former club Internacional also released a statement on Thursday.

It read: "It is with great sadness that we received the news of Jose Agostinho Becker's death, the father of our ex-goalkeepers Alisson and Muriel (Alisson's brother).

"Clube do Povo wishes strength to family and friends in this moment of so much pain."

Brazilian club Sao Paolo FC posted: "With much regret, Sao Paulo FC receives the sad news of the death of Jose Agostinho Becker, father of goalkeepers Alisson and Muriel.

"Our condolences and solidarity with the two athletes and their families. A lot of strength and a lot of light at this point," read the tweet.

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