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How Liverpool's Brazilian stars have helped Alisson settle at Anfield

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31st October 2018
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Liverpool goalkeeper Becker believes he has been able to quickly settle into life on Merseyside due to the Reds' Brazilian contingent.

The Brazilian made a £65 million move from in July, with considerable pressure put on the No.13 to perform as 's first-choice goalkeeper.

The 25-year-old has had a solid start to his Reds campaign, keeping six clean sheets in 10 league appearances so far.

was playing in Brazil for Internacional a mere two years ago and admits getting used to a different life in England has been a process.

However, he highlighted the influence of and , as well Spaniard , to his adjustment.

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"It helps a lot, mainly with settling in. It’s not easy to come from one place – a city and a culture – and come to another country," said.

"The weather is different, everything changes; you have to adapt to everything, a new language. So having the Brazilians here does help.

"It helps me and helps my family settle in as well. My wife socialises a lot with my Brazilian teammates’ wives as well.

"That’s really important and it helps me, knowing my family are well and there’s a wider support network for them, even though the club provides us with everything we need.

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"I have a great relationship with all my teammates here but it’s always good to have a piece of home, our country, with us."

shared footage on Saturday night after Liverpool's win over - with him singing along with his countrymen.

And he explained how it was a surprise birthday party for another new Brazilian in the Reds squad - , who joined Liverpool from this summer.

"It was a surprise birthday party organised by ’s wife, attended by his family and those closest to him – the Brazilians and Alberto [Moreno], who is always with us," continued.

"There was a band there and I really like singing and I play the guitar; all the lads like to have a laugh as well.

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"We all had a sing-song and took the opportunity to celebrate the important victory we’d had that day as well. We certainly had a great time."

How has it helped you to have fellow Brazilians at the club? Does it influence your game on the pitch in a positive way?

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