Alisson Saving Barca Comeback Anecdotes for Grandchildren
Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker says that he will tell his grandchildren about the day when Liverpool overturned a 3-0 first leg deficit to beat Barcelona 4-3 on aggregate in the Champions League semi-final.
The Reds subverted all the odds with an incredible semi-final comeback to set up a final with Tottenham. The Brazilian says it is a night he will remember for the rest of his life. That memory will be with me forever,” he told UEFA of the semi-final win
“It’s a story that I’ll be telling my children and my grandchildren. I’m just hoping that we can see this story through, God willing, to get the title, which is our main objective.” Alisson has no doubt that the power of the Anfield crowd has helped Liverpool to the final.
“I played here against Liverpool and I experienced the power that the fans gave to the team on the pitch. They put a lot of pressure on you, it’s not easy playing here against our team.
“Now that I’m playing here I’ve experienced the amazing things that we have achieved in this Champions League, qualifying for the final in the way that we did, returning from a difficult defeat that many thought was impossible.
“It was achievable through God's blessing, the work that we put in and a lot of dedication, plus the support from the fans on the night which was incredible.”