Roberto Firmino biography and net worth
- Roberto Firmino plays for Premier League side Liverpool and the Brazil national team.
- Firmino has won numerous trophies, including the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Super Cup and the Copa America.
- The talented Brazilian has a net worth of $30 million.
Roberto Firmino is a professional footballer who plays for Liverpool and the Brazil national team. His talent as a footballer is what Roberto Firmino biography is all about.
Firmino is one of the most creative players in Liverpool’s squad. The 30-year-old mostly plays as a forward. However, he can also play as an attacking midfielder, central midfielder or winger.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp mostly uses Roberto Firmino as a false 9.
Firmino can easily dribble past opposition players and create chances for his teammates. The Brazilian forward has great positional sense, technical skills and mobility. He is known for his popular “no-look” goals.
Roberto Firmino has won numerous titles, including the UEFA Champions League, Premier League and Copa America.
Roberto Firmino Biography
Full Name Roberto Firmino Barbosa de Oliveira
Date of Birth October 2, 1991
Place of Birth Maceio, Brazil
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Marital Status Married
Roberto Firmino biography has it that he was born in Maceio, Brazil, on October 2, 1991. Like many other Brazilian footballers, Roberto Firmino comes from a humble background.
Firmino began his football career at CRB and later joined Figueirense youth setup in 2008 at the age of 17. The young family played as a defensive midfielder during his time at Figueirense.
He made his professional debut on October 24, coming on as a substitute in a 1-2 home loss against Ponte Preta. During the 2009-10 season, Firmino contributed eight goals in 36 appearances.
Career in Europe
Roberto Firmino signed a five-year contract with Hoffenheim in December 2010. He formally arrived in Germany the following month and made his debut for Hoffenheim in February.
Firmino quickly developed at Hoffenheim and became one of the best players in the Bundesliga. During the 2013-14 season, the Brazilian attacker was named Bundesliga’s Breakthrough Player of the Season.
Liverpool agreed to join Liverpool in June 2015 while representing his native Brazil. The Premier League side played 29 million euros to complete the signing of Roberto Firmino.
Firmino scored his first goal for Liverpool in a 4-1 victory over Manchester City on November 21, 2015, at the City of Manchester Stadium.
Despite his good form, Roberto struggled to combine with his Liverpool teammate Christian Benteke in the attack. And that drew criticism from fans and pundits.
At the start of 2016, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp began using Roberto Firmino as a false 9, which opened the door for the Brazilian to showcase his ability.
Firmino scored a combined four goals in league matches against Arsenal and Norwich City in his first two games as a false 9. The talented attacker was Liverpool’s top goalscorer with ten goals at the end of his debut season in the Premier League.
Firmino switched his shirt number from 11 to 9 after Liverpool signed Mohamed Salah ahead of the 2017-18 season.
The Brazilian international was part of Liverpool’s lethal attack that also had Sadio Mane, Mo Salah and Philippe Coutinho. The trio played a huge role as the Reds reached the finals of the UEFA Champions League in 2018. However, Liverpool lost to Real Madrid in the finals.
Firmino was part of Liverpool’s squad that won the 2018-19 UEFA Champions League title after beating Tottenham Hotspurs 2-0 in the final.
The talented striker also played a significant role as Liverpool won the UEFA Super Cup on August 14, 2019. Four months later, Firmino was on the score sheet as Liverpool won the 2019 FIFA Club World Cup.
Firmino has been fighting for his position at Liverpool in recent seasons due to the arrival of Diogo Jota. However, he still gets playing time in Jurgen Klopp’s squad.
The Brazilian forward scored his 100th goal for Liverpool in a 9-0 win over Bournemouth.
Roberto Firmino biography would be incomplete without talking about his personal life. Firmino is of the Christian faith and got baptized in 2020 at Alisson Becker’s swimming pool.
Firmino married Larissa Pereira in June 2017 in his hometown in Brazil. The couple currently has three children.
What is Roberto Firmino’s net worth?
What car does Firmino drive?
Firmino drives a Rolls Royce Wraith. He also has a red Ferrari in his car collection.
What is Firmino’s market value?
Firmino’s current value is between 24 and 40 million euros.