Alisson Becker is undoubtedly one of the best ‘keepers in world football but for a long time he wasn’t even the best in his family, and the Brazilian has discussed his relationship with his elder brother – Muriel Becker.
When asked about a possible rivalry with his brother, our No.1 greeted the question with a huge smile on his face and said: “Of course there was a big rivalry but not on the pitch!
“When we started to train together and play together, it was amazing for us because we pushed each other forward and helped each other to succeed”.
The love that our stopper clearly has for his brother is easy to see, once you hear him start to talk about his relationship with the fellow goalkeeper.
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The 35-year-old currently plays for AEL Limassol in Cyprus and it’s clear that both men have inspired the other, for a career in professional football.
You can watch Alisson’s comments on his brother (from 1:20) via Optus Sport on YouTube: