Roberto Firmino Biography

Roberto Firmino

Quick Facts Of Roberto Firmino

Celebrated Name Roberto Firmino
Age 28 Years
Nick Name Roberto Firmino
Birth Name Roberto Firmino Barbosa de Oliveira
Birth Date 1991-10-02
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Net Worth $30 million
Salary 120,000 pounds per week
Height 1.81 m ( 5 ft 11 in)
Weight 167.5 lbs (76 kg)
Body Build/Type Athletic
Chest Size 37.5 inches
Bicep Size 14 inches
Waist Size 31 inches
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Dark Brown
Marital Status Married
Married Date June 2017
Wife Larissa Pereira
Children 2 daughters
Current City Liverpool
Current Club Liverpool
Coach Jurgen Klopp
Place Of Birth Maceio
Birth Nation Brazil
Nationality Brazilian
Horoscope Libra
Debut Club Figueirense
Father Jose Roberto Cordeiro
Mother Mariana Cicera Barbosa Oliveira

Roberto Firmino Barbosa de Oliveira, professionally known as Roberto Firmino is a Brazilian professional football player who plays for Premier League club Liverpool and the Brazil national team. He wears shirt number 9 at Liverpool. He plays in the attacking midfielder position. He also plays as a forward or winger. In 2009, he started his football career from Brazilian club Figueirense. Later, he joined German club Hoffenheim, where he played four and half seasons before joining the English side in 2015. He was named Bundesliga Breakthrough of the Season 2013-14 and was included in the 2017-18 UEFA Champions League Squad of the Season. He made his international debut for Brazil in 2014. 

Gossips and Rumors

One of the "Fab Three", Roberto Firmino had an amazing farewell to the year 2018, as he scored a hat-trick against Arsenal on 29 December 2018. Liverpool defeated Arsenal 5-1 at home. Liverpool proved best throughout the game and they were leading 4-1 before the halftime. 

However, Arsenal took the lead in the 11th minute when Ainsley Maitland-Niles scored the goal for Arsenal.

In response, the Brazilian scored 2 back-to-back goals within 90 seconds in the minute 14' and 16'. Sadio Mane scored in the 32nd minute and Mohamed Salah scored via penalty in the added time of the first half giving the Liverpool side a 4-1 lead in the first half. 

Firmino completed his hat-trick adding one more in the 65th minute via penalty. 

Best Known for

  • He can play as attacking midfielder, winger, and as a striker very well. 

Early Life of Roberto Firmino

Roberto Firmino was born on 2 October 1991. His birth name is Roberto Firmino Barbosa de Oliveira. He was born to Jose Roberto Cordeiro and Mariana Cicera Barbosa de Oliveira in Maceio, Brazil. He holds Brazilian nationality. His zodiac sign is Libra.

Career of Roberto Firmino

Figueirense

Roberto Firmino joined the youth system of Figueirense in 2008. He started his professional football from Brazilian club Figueirense in 2009. He played there for two seasons.

1899 Hoffenheim

German club, 1899 Hoffenheim signed him in 2010. He played 5 seasons at Hoffenheim and scored a total of 49 goals in all competitions for the club. 

Liverpool

English club Liverpool signed Brazilian for 29 million pounds ahead of the 2015-16 season. He has already scored 50 goals in all competitions in his first three seasons at the club. The attacking team of Liverpool during the 2017-18 season, Mohamed Salah, Philippe Coutinho, Sadio Mane, and Firmino was given a name "Fab Four", in reference to the rock band The Beatles. Coutinho departed from Liverpool during the midseason to Spanish club Barcelona. The three remaining players were named "Fab Three".

He became the highest scoring Brazilian player in the Premier League history after scoring a hat-trick against Arsenal on 29 December 2018.

Firmino led Liverpool to 2015-16 Football League Cup and UEFA Europa League and 2017-18 UEFA Champions League, where the club finished all the finals as runners-up. 

International Career of Roberto Firmino

Firmino made his international debut for Brazil on 12 November 12, 2014, in a friendly match against Turkey. Later, he represented Brazil national team at the 2015 Copa America and 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Personal Life of Roberto Firmino

Roberto Firmino is a married man. He is married to Larissa Pereira. Previously, they started dating in 2013. They tied a knot to each other in June 2017. The couple is blessed with two daughters. 

Body Measurement of Roberto Firmino

Roberto Firmino stands at a height of 1.81 m 5 feet and 11 inches tall. He has a body weight of 167.5 lbs i.e. 76 kg. He has an athletic body build. His chest size is 37.5 inches, biceps size is 14 inches, and waist size is 31 inches. He has green eyes and his hair color is dark brown. 

Net Worth of Roberto Firmino

The net worth of Roberto Firmino is estimated at around $30 million. His reported weekly wages is 120,000 pounds. He has endorsed Adidas and Imprint.

Roberto Firmino Video Biography and Life Story



Did You Know?

  • He was discovered by Marcellus Portella, a dentist.
  • He scored his first professional goal on 8 May 2010, against Sao Caetano.
  • In December 2016, he was arrested for drink driving and was fined 20,000 pounds and had his driving license revoked for a year.
  • Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp refers to Firmino as the "engine".
  • He is popular for his "no-look" goals.
  • He is popular for his "the Matador' goal celebrations.
  • He has pierced his ears.
  • Russian club Lokomotiv Moscow made 12 million Euro bid for Firmino in July 2013, which was turned down by his then-club, Hoffenheim.
  • His shirt number 11 was taken by Mohamed Salah and he was assigned shirt number 9.

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