Happy birthday Alisson Becker!

Happy birthday to Roma goalkeeper Alisson Becker - the Brazil international turns 25 on Monday.

The Giallorossi No. 1 has enjoyed an eye-catching start to the new campaign - producing a man-of-the-match performance against Atletico Madrid on his Champions League debut in September, and producing two crucial saves in Sunday night's 2-0 win over AC Milan.

After joining the club in the summer of 2016, Alisson spent the first season playing in the Europa League and cup competitions.

So far this season, however, he has been ever-present under Eusebio Di Francesco - keeping five clean sheets already in all competitions.

On Sunday night he made a number of key stops as Roma beat AC Milan 2-0.

“We goalkeepers always have to be very focused,” Alisson said. “I had to make three saves in this game, and fortunately it was important in helping the team to win.

“The first 20 minutes of the second half were difficult but we managed to cope, preventing them scoring at an important juncture. We done to the whole team because we fought hard to win a very important game."

He added: “We know our qualities and what we can achieve. We are playing game-after-game to do all we can to win. We have played one game less than others, but we must do everything we can to be as close as possible to the leaders even without it.”

Happy birthday Alisson!

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