Alisson Becker sends an emotional message to Cristiano Ronaldo after “beautiful gesture” from Liverpool fans
Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson has sent an emotional message to Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo, wishing the forward and his family “a lot of peace of mind” after the death of his newborn son.
Ronaldo was ruled out of Manchester United’s league game at Liverpool after issuing a joint statement with partner Georgina Rodriguez.
A large number of Liverpool fans sang “You’ll Never Walk Alone” in the seventh minute of the match, in support of the veteran forward, and Ronaldo’s family members sent thanks to those involved.
Alisson, speaking after his team’s victory, sent his support to the former Real Madrid star.
“This beautiful gesture from our fans shows that, at these times, rivalry must be put aside,” Alisson said, as reported by Globo.
“I deeply regret what happened to Cristiano Ronaldo’s family and I know that the pain he, his wife and all the loved ones around him are in is very great.
“Any gesture of affection, like this, helps at this moment. From the bottom of my heart, I wish a lot of peace of mind for him and his entire family.”
Ronaldo’s sister Elma also shared the footage on social media, showing her appreciation. “Thank you for this Liverpool. We will never forget what you did today,” she wrote.
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