Bobby Firmino is a nickname given to him by Liverpool fans. Roberto Firmino is a professional footballer from the South American team Brazil and Liverpool.
He is the player of the Brazil national team and plays as a striker for Premier League club Liverpool as of 2022. He is a very versatile player and can play in different positions like Second striker, No. 9, or Attacking midfielder.
Liverpool’s CF is regarded as the best striker in the PL, he is famous as a defensive striker for his backtracking abilities. The biography of the Liverpool legend, Roberto Firmino Barbosa de Oliveira covers some of the critical moments.
|Full name||Roberto Firmino Barbosa de Oliveira|
|Date of Birth||2 October 1991|
|Birthplace||Maceio, Alagoas, Brazil|
|Father’s name||Jose Roberto Cordeiro|
|Mother’s name||Marianna Cicera Barbosa De Oliveria|
|Sister’s name||Roberto Marcella|
|Height||5 feet 11 inches|
|Chest size||38 inches|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe size||7 US|
|Children name||Bella Firmino and Valentina Firmino|
|Salary||$10.86M /$208k per week|
|Playing position||Centre Forward|
|Social Media Presence||Facebook, Instagram|
|Source of Income||Salary, Sponsorship, and Brand deals|
|Last Updated||September 2022|
Roberto full name is Roberto Firmino Barbosa de Oliveira was born in Maceio, Alagoas, Brazil to parents Jose Roberto Cordeiro and Marianna Cicera Barbosa De Oliveria. He was raised by his parents along with sister Roberto Marcella.
Bobby grew up in a very poor family; he had to face a tough time making a living. His father had a small business selling water bottles. Bobby used to help his father in the business in his free time growing up.
They lived in a very dangerous area full of criminal activities, making their livelihood risky. His mother wouldn’t let him go outside the house till he was old enough to handle himself.
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From a very young age, Firmino was fond of football and wasn’t interested in taking over his father’s business. He became obsessed with football at the very tender age of 6.
Initially, Bobby used to sneak out of the house to play football in the street. Because of his curiosity about football and talent, they supported his dream of becoming a professional footballer.
In 2008, he joined Figueirenese’s youth team to achieve his dream of becoming a pro footballer. He played mainly as a defensive midfielder.
Firmino Age, Height, Weight, and Body Measurement
Roberto Firmino date of birth is 2 October 1991. He is 31 years old as of 2022. Bobby Firmino is a very handsome guy with sparkling white teeth. He is 5 feet 11 inches and weighs approximately 75 kg.
He maintains his weight by going to the gym and doing regular exercise. He enjoys maintaining his peak fitness level and encourages others to do so.
He also believes that eating healthy food is necessary to stay fit. So, he has hired a personal chef to look after his diet. His favorite food is bean cake, also called Acaraje in Brazil.
However, Firmino’s shoe size is 7 US, and he has very attractive choices. He has more than 100 shoe collections of different brands.
Bobby’s body measurement is 34-27-33. He has dark brown eyes like most Brazilians. He is very stylish and loves changing his hairstyle. He currently has highlighted his hair with golden color.
Firmino belongs to the Christian family. He is very devoted to god and prays every time before the start of the match.
Being Brazilian, he is also very fond of the ink in his body. He has a total of 30 tattoos on his body. His every tattoo is devoted to someone or has deep meaning in it. Some of the tattoos are:
1. Winner Tattoo: The neck’s back has the “Winners never quit” tattooed on it.
2. Family Tattoo: The back of the body is covered with a tattoo of a portrait of all the members of the family.
3. Trophy Tattoo: The right side of his back, right next to the Bible verse, contains a tattoo of him lifting the 2019 UCL trophy.
4. Chest Tattoo: The upper part of the chest contains the words “Ο ΘΕΟΣ ΕΙΝΑΙ ΝΙΣΤΟΣ” across it. It means that “God is faithful.” The lower part of the chest contains the word “Valentina Firmino” across it. It means the daughter’s name, whom he adores very much.
Firmino has the most white teeth and a dazzling grin. His smile is frequently part of feature pictures of Liverpool.
Robbie Hughes is the specialist behind the smiles of Liverpool. It was revealed that Firmino wanted a good smile and wanted to whiten his teeth to maximo.
Firmino joined the Brazilian team Figuerience FC youth setup in 2008.
In January 2010, Firmino was promoted to the senior team. After performing well on the senior team, German team Hoffenheim was linked and signed him in December 2010.
He signed the contract until 2015 and formally arrived at Hoffenheim on 1 January 2011.
On 23 June 2015, Hoffenheim and Firmino agreed on terms for him to transfer to PL club Liverpool for up to $30M.
Roberto Firmino Net Worth and Salary
Roberto Firmino has a net worth of $30 million as of 2022. He earns an annual salary of $10.86 million per year and $208k per week.
He is the 5th highest earner behind Trent Alexander Arnold. The market value of Firmino is estimated to be $32 million, and his release clause is $98 million, which any club except Arsenal can trigger.
Bobby is very fond of his cars. He owns Ranger Rover, Porsche, and Ferrari. Ferrari is the crown jewel of his car collection. Mostly, he uses Ranger Rover while driving to Liverpool training facilities.
Who is Firmino Wife ?
Bobby Firmino is married to beautiful model Larissa Pereira. The Brazilian star met the stunning model in 2014. The couple has been inseparable since their meeting in 2014 and tied their knot in Brazil in 2017.
Philippe Coutinho, who used to play with Firmino at Liverpool, was the best man at the ceremony.
The couple currently lives in Liverpool, England, with his family. He has three daughters, Valentina and Bella, youngest daughter’s name is not revealed.
Firmino Style of Play and Playing Position
“A football team is like an orchestra- you have different people for different instruments. Some of them are louder than others but are all important for the rhythm. Bobby plays something like 12 instruments in our orchestra. He’s very important”-Jurgen Klopp.
Firmino is an extremely gifted player. His ability and showcase while playing football amazes everyone. He has extremely good control and makes space for his fellow teammates.
Firmino was signed by Liverpool for goalscoring no 10. But Klopp utilized him differently-wise, playing False 9.
Current team Liverpool
Jersey Number 9
National Team Brazil
Jersey Number 20
Firmino Facebook and Instagram:
Bobby Firmino is quite active on social media. His social media handles are:
Facebook: 12M followers
Instagram: 13.6M followers
FIFA 22 Ratings
Roberto Firmino plays as a Striker for Liverpool in England. His overall rating in FIFA 22 is 85. Bobby has got 5-star skill moves to rate.
Likewise, Firmino prefers to shoot with his right foot. Firmino both attacking and defensive work rate is high in FIFA 22. His FIFA 22 attributes are:
Firmino joined a local club, CRB at a very young age and would spend time practicing in the notorious neighborhood before he got openings in the youth setup of Brazilian second division club Figueirense.
Firmino came into the footballing limelight after joining Hoffenheim on January 2011.
Firmino made his debut against Mainz, where he came on as a 75th-minute substitute for Sebastian Rudy.
Similarly, Firmino scored his first goal for the club on 16 April, the only goal of a league victory against Eintracht Frankfurt.
On 23 June 2015, Liverpool signed Firmino for $30 million in a seven years deal.
He made his Liverpool debut in a pre-season friendly away to Swindon on 2 August and his league debut a week later.
Firmino scored his first goal for Liverpool in a 4-1 victory over Man City.
In 2016, Firmino’s form improved under Jurgen Klopp as he played the false 9 roles and has become integral to Liverpool’s success in recent years.
On 23 October 2014, Firmino received his first senior call-up to Brazil National Team for the friendly match against Turkey.
He was also part of the 2015 Copa America team and the 2018 FIFA World Cup team. Most importantly, he was a winner of the 2021 Copa America team, which defeated their South American rival Argentina in the final.
Award and Trophies
Bobby Firmino is the best in his game and won many trophies with Liverpool, and the Brazilian national team.
- Premier League: 2019/2020
- FA Cup: 2021/2022
- League Cup: 2021/2022, Runner-up: 2015-2016
- Community Shield: 2022/2023
- UEFA Champions League: 2018/2019, Runner-up: 2017-2018, 2021-2022
- UEFA Super Cup: 2019/2020
- FIFA Club World Cup: 2019
- Copa America: 2019
- Bundesliga Breakthrough of the season: 2013-2014
- PFA Player of the Month: January 2016
- UEFA Champions League Squad of the season: 2017-2018
- Samba Gold: 2018
- PFA Fans’ Player of the Month: January 2016