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While these stars display their love for God, some of them have even gone on to do the work of an evangelist
Majority of Christian footballers come from South America, particularly Brazil.
The country is known to have a large population of Christians and the footballer in question is from Brazil.
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Liverpool and Brazil’s number 1, Alisson Becker is a devout Christian. He is also an evangelist and is part of the Hillsong global evangelical group.
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Alisson alongside his wife Natalia have been in the missionary room despite his footballing career.
As a Christian, Alisson is not afraid to express his Christian faith. In Liverpool’s Champions League win celebration, Alisson was seen wearing a shirt associated with the Hillsong Church.
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After scoring a last minute header for Liverpool against West ham, he said that God touched his head to score the goal. Such is Alisson’s love and complete devotion to God.
However, apart from being an impressive goalkeeper and a devout Christian, Alisson is also an evangelist.
As part of being a member of the Hillsong church evangelical group, Alisson engages in witnessing for Christ.
The impact of his faith has reached football, as he has brought Roberto Firmino and Fred’s wife, Monique Salum into the faith.
He led Firmino to Christ and even baptized him in the swimming pool of his London home. Wife of Manchester United midfielder, Fred was not left out as she was also baptized by Alison.
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After the baptism, Alisson shared a photo and talked about how thankful he was to God. He said he was speechless to describe the love of God, and was very happy to have participated in that baptism.
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No doubt, Alisson has had an impact on the lives of Firmino and Fred’s wife. He could do even more in future.
Many other players admire him for his faith and also how he is truly a kind and decent person.
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