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Alisson on the ‘horrible’ Anfield ambiance that he’ll always remember

Alisson Becker has been a mainstay of the Liverpool crew since his arrival in 2018 and, over 4 years later, it doesn’t appear like we’ll be searching for a alternative stopper any time quickly.

The Brazilian did get to expertise Anfield on one event earlier than he signed for the Reds although and, in an interview with UOL (translated), he defined the way it felt to play towards the crew he was quickly to signal for.

The 30-year-old stated: ‘I feel that recreation [Champions League semi-final, Liverpool vs. Roma in 2018] served as an expertise of dwelling a day at Anfield, seeing the followers up shut. That contributed to my alternative for Liverpool.

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‘In case you ask me what it was wish to play at Anfield as an opponent I can sum it up for you in a single phrase: horrible. Anfield is a spectacular stadium, when the group performs collectively it is extremely noisy – and in that recreation they had been ‘on fireplace’.’

On a day when Jurgen Klopp’s facet received 5-2, few contained in the stadium would have thought that the ‘keeper we had simply watched concede all of the objectives would go on to be a key motive for the Champions League and Premier League success that was to observe.

With that being the primary semi-final inside our well-known floor below the German, the ambiance was electrical and everybody inside that night time can take some credit score in with the ability to persuade the previous Roma man to go away Italy.

It exhibits what our supporters can do to opposition gamers once we make the stadium loud and intimidating and that little question had some half to play in what number of objectives had been scored on that night.

Although we went on to be defeated in Kyiv, we are able to at all times take solace in the truth that it helped us persuade one of many biggest goalkeepers Merseyside has ever seen – to come back to our membership.

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