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Liverpool's Alisson Becomes The First Goalkeeper To Win Three Golden Gloves In A Single Season

Liverpool's Alisson Becomes The First Goalkeeper To Win Three Golden Gloves In A Single Season

Alisson capped off his scintillating season in stunning fashion as he won the Copa America Golden Glove in an historic feat.

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Brazil beat Peru 3-1 at the iconic Maracana to win the Copa America with the Liverpool stopper being named the best goalkeeper of the tournament.

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He becomes the first keeper in history to win three golden gloves in a single season.

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Of course, Alisson won the Premier League Golden Glove and Champions League Golden Glove for Liverpool last season as he enjoyed a superb debut campaign at Anfield.

He kept an impressive 21 clean sheets in England's top flight and kept a further six clean sheets during Liverpool's successful European venture.

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The 26-year-old then delivered heroics on the international scene, keeping five clean sheets as Brazil won their ninth Copa America title.

Before conceding against Peru in the final, he produced nine consecutive clean sheets for club and country.

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Image: PA

Despite Alisson's remarkable contribution, he's modestly played down his chances of winning the Ballon d'Or.

"I just limit myself to doing my job," he said.

"There are a lot of top players aspiring for that prize. I'm just a goalkeeper."

Alisson is among the contenders, albeit an outsider, to win the coveted individual prize with Virgil van Dijk the odds-on favourite to win the Ballon d'Or.

Topics: Liverpool, Football News, Alisson, Football, Ballon d'Or, Copa America, Liverpool News, Brazil

Nasir Jabbar

Nasir Jabbar is a journalist at SPORTbible. He graduated from Bath Spa University with a BA in Media Communications. He's a combat sport aficionado, and has contributed to MMA websites AddictedMMA and CagePotato. Nasir has covered some of the biggest fights, while interviewing the likes of Conor McGregor, Michael Bisping and Anthony Joshua. He's also an avid Bristol City fan.

 

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