Alisson looks up to the sky immediately after scoring the winner at The Hawthorns

Alisson became the sixth goalkeeper to score a Premier League goal – and the first to do so with a header.

“I think it’s one of the best goals I have scored,” he told Sky Sports, before being reminded it was actually his only goal.

“OK, the best I have scored,” he added.

Alisson’s father, Jose Agostinho Becker, died aged 57 in Brazil in February with local police saying he had drowned at a dam near his holiday home in Lavras do Sul.

“I’m too emotional, this last month for everything that has happened with me and my family, but football is my life, I played since I can remember with my father,” said Alisson.

“Sometimes you are fighting and things aren’t happening. I’m really happy to help them because we fight together and have a strong goal to achieve the Champions League, because we have won it once and everything starts with qualification.

“So I can’t be more happy than I am now.”

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