sport news Alisson crowned Goalkeeper of the Year as Liverpool star wins Yashin award

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Alisson crowned Goalkeeper of the Year as Liverpool star wins Yashin award following Champions League and Copa America triumphs in 2019 Lev Yashin is the only goalkeeper to ever win the Ballon d'Or honour in 1963 The Liverpool star won the Champions League and the Copa America with Brazil Four Premier League-based players were in the running for the 'keeper award Also on the night, Juventus defender Matthijs de Ligt won the Kopa Trophy

By Jack Kinnersley For Mailonline

Published: 20:02 GMT, 2 December 2019 | Updated: 20:12 GMT, 2 December 2019

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Alisson has been named the Goalkeeper of the Year after winning the Yashin award during the Ballon d'Or ceremony on Monday night.

The trophy is named after Lev Yashin who is the only goalkeeper to ever win the Ballon d'Or in 1963. 

The Liverpool star won the Champions League and the Copa America with Brazil in 2019.

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