Who doesn't like knowing about sports figure that you see on TV or in the magazine, right? Maybe, you've just known about them through sports websites, or may have been a long time dedicated fan. They are such big parts of our lives, and it is only natural that we be interested in them. One of them is Roberto Firmino, a footballer of 24 years of age, who has been active since at the professional level since 2004. He is Brazilian by nationality.
Let's find out more about this celebrity through the short bio compiled from various sources below. For football fans all over the world, Brazil is a country that needs no introduction. Brazil has consistently produced football legends over the decades, and there are many young stars rising.
Firmino's full name is Roberto Firmino Barbosa de Olivera, and he was born on 2nd October 1991 in Macelo, Brazil. According to many websites on the internet, Firmino's popularity as a footballer is growing every day, and we can surely hope that the future holds great fame and accolades for him. He has played in many crucial footballing events, and his tireless efforts have won him critical acclaims for his play-making skills.
He plays as a forward or attacking midfielder (as per the situation), and is currently number 11 for the English club Liverpool. In his youth career from 2004 to 2009, Firmino played for CRB from 2004 to 2008, and Figueirense from 2008 to 2009. His senior career began again with Figueirense where he played from 2009 to 2010, scoring 8 goals in 38 appearances.
In 2011, he moved to 1899 Hoffenheim and scored 38 goals in 140 appearances. 2015 was the year of his transfer to Liverpool, where he has thus far scored nine goals in 29 appearances. For his country Brazil, he has scored four goals in 11 appearances so far.
Firmino has been active in professional football for quite some time now, and it is sure that he must have won many fans and followers in this long career. Even then, it is of utmost importance for every sportstar to create a virtual image and goodwill these days by interacting with their fans on social media.
He has over 200 thousand followers on his Twitter page, and his Instagram page has 1 million followers. He also has a page on ESPN, and you could actually follow him on all of these websites to stay updated on what's happening in his personal as well as professional life.
A celebrity's success is to be measured by the lives they have touched and impacted on; still it is necessary to know how successful they have been, financially. Allen's net worth is $28 million, and his salary is around $7 million.
Physically, he is 5 feet 11.5 inches in height, but the height of his passion for anything he does is beyond measure. After all, he has been a part of some exciting football action over the years. His efforts and versatility as a footballer rightly deserve all the recognition and fame that he has acquired so far.
Firmino's wife is his once-girlfriend Larissa Pereira, and they had begun dating in 2013 and married a year later. They even have a beautiful daughter now.