Roberto Firmino

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Roberto Firmino
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Firmino at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Personal information
Full name Roberto Firmino Barbosa de Oliveira
Date of birth (1991-10-02) 2 October 1991 (age 27)
Place of birth Maceió, Brazil
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Liverpool
Number 9
Youth career
2004–2008 CRB
2008–2009 Figueirense
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2010 Figueirense 38 (8)
2011–2015 1899 Hoffenheim 140 (38)
2015– Liverpool 132 (47)
National team
2014– Brazil 30 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 07:01, 11 March 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19:55, 23 March 2019 (UTC)

Roberto Firmino Barbosa de Oliveira (born 2 October 1991) is a Brazilian professional footballer. He plays for Premier League club Liverpool and the Brazil national team. He plays as an attacking midfielder, forward or winger. He was born in Maceió.

Firmino started his career in Brazil, first playing for CRB and later Figueirense. In 2011, he joined the Bundesliga side 1899 Hoffenheim, where he spent four-and-a-half seasons. He signed for Premier League side Liverpool in June 2015.[1]

Firmino has played for Brazil since 2014. He played for them during the 2015 Copa América and 2018 FIFA World Cup.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Roberto Firmino: Liverpool sign Brazil striker in £29m deal". BBC. 24 June 2015. Retrieved 12 December 2017.

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