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Alisson: leaving Roma made me cry

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Alisson Becker: sad to leave Roma

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker has told reporters that leaving Roma was a very hard decision to make. Alisson also revealed that he was reduced to tears after finally making the move to Anfield.

Alisson became the world's most expensive goalkeeper in history when he made a £75 million transfer move to Premier League club Liverpool to work under Jurgen Klopp.

"Leaving Rome was difficult," he said. "I cried for a long time, along with my wife.

"It is right, to be honest. I have made a professional choice, a step forward for my career and Roma have earned a large sum.

"With my mind I decided to go to Liverpool, but my heart was still full of tears.

"I spent two special years in Rome, my daughter was born there, I have many friends there even out of football.

"So many times I went for a walk around the city: The Trevi fountain, in the dark, is so beautiful it moves you. But my favourite place is the Colosseum, there you breathe history."