Brazilian goalkeeper Diego Cavalieristarted his Premier League career at Liverpool. He moved to Anfield from the Brazilian league in 2008. Cavalieri signed for the Reds on July 11, 2008. He penned a four-year deal at Liverpool who were said to have parted ways with an undisclosed fee believed to be around £3m for the transfer.
Cavalieri left Palmeiras to have a taste of Premier League football via Liverpool. He became the third Brazilian player at Anfield after Lucas Leiva and Fabio Aurelio. Liverpool assigned the number one shirt to Diego Cavalieri upon his transfer. The shirt was last worn by Polish shot stopper Jerzy Dudek before it was assigned to Cavalieri.Dudek is famous at Liverpool for his heroics in the penalty shootout as the Reds won the Champions League title in 2005 after beating AC Milan in the final. He also made some stunning saves during the 120 minutes played before the dreaded shootout.