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.

Diego Cavalieri made his Liverpool debut in a League Cup third round clash with Crewe Alexandra in September 2008. His Champions League debut for Liverpool came against Dutch team PSV Eindhoven around three months later. Cavalieri played in his first FA Cup game in the colours of Liverpool against Preston North End in January 2009. In each of his first two seasons at Liverpool, Diego Cavalieri made four appearances each.

Cavalieri made four appearances for the Reds in his debut season before repeating the same situation in the following season. He played twice for Liverpool at the start of his third season at the club before Italian team Cesena snapped him up for an undisclosed fee in August 2010. He made ten appearances for Liverpool in all competitions in total.

Diego Cavalieri made a return to the Premier League briefly when he signed for Crystal Palace on a short-term deal and he didn’t feature until the end of the deal which lasted for around three months.