On this day in 2015, Roberto Firmino became a Liverpool player signing from Hoffenheim in a deal worth £29m.
The player has gone on to become a fan favourite in his time at Anfield, scoring some hugely important goals and has been a vital figure in the Liverpool machine.
He also joined forces with Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah to create one of the best-attacking trios in Premier League history.
Here are some of his best moments across the years…
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) July 6, 2022
Scoring 98 goals and creating 67 assists in 327 games, Firmino has been an incredible servant for Liverpool.
It’s even hard to look past the fact he may be the best Brazilian to have played in the Premier League ahead of even former Red, Philippe Coutinho.
He’s managed to help the Reds win the Premier League, Super Cup, FA Cup, Carabao Cup, UEFA Champions League and the Club World Cup during his time here.
He also loves a goal against Arsenal…
ON THIS DAY IN 2015: Liverpool announced the signing of their Number 9… Roberto Firmino! 🇧🇷
Throwback to the time when he waltzed past the whole Arsenal defence 🕺
— Footy Accumulators (@FootyAccums) July 6, 2022
World Class Link-Up
Many believe he has been the glue that has linked together their brilliantly destructive attack over the years.
The pace and power of Mane and Salah were complimented perfectly by the Brazilian.
He was the unselfish one, the focal point who would often be the provider thanks to his deft touch and vision.
Here’s a fairly prime example…
Firmino’s passing 💯 pic.twitter.com/1jnnXXb02S
— Barstool Football (@StoolFootball) June 26, 2022
No doubt one of his finest moments came on the biggest stage in the UEFA Champions League.
With Liverpool surrendering a two-goal lead, Firmino was brought on at 2-1 down.
After faking a shot on his left foot, he cut back onto his favoured right to fire a brilliant low strike to give Liverpool the win in added time.
A famous goal with perhaps a more famous celebration.
Things could have been very different for Liverpool if Bobby Firmino didn't pop up with a late winner vs PSG 👁✋
A huge moment in their season 💪pic.twitter.com/z8fRzWrhfY
— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) May 20, 2019
Club World Cup winner
Liverpool had never triumphed in the FIFA Club World Cup until 2019.
Winning the Champions League in the 2018/19 season saw them qualify for the tournament.
Firmino secured one of his best moments by scoring a late winner in extra time to eventually down Flamengo.
His poise, class and composure were all on show here as he secured the Club World Cup.
📅 #OnThisDay in 2019, Bobby Firmino scored in extra-time to win the Club World Cup for Liverpool against Flamengo.
What a moment 😍pic.twitter.com/t0k6ApSv9z
— Anfield Watch (@AnfieldWatch) December 21, 2021
Manchester City moments
With Liverpool and Manchester City battling it out in recent years for major honours, Firmino hasn’t shied away from the big games.
In a famous 4-3 win over the Citizens back in 2017, it was a game that felt like the start of something great.
Firmino got the ball rolling with this delightful chip – comparable to a goal scored by Robbie Fowler in the 90s.
Shrugging off John Stones before delicately chipping past Ederson is most certainly a Firmino classic for the ages…
This is up there. pic.twitter.com/Vfjpuxg1vo
— The Redmen TV (@TheRedmenTV) July 6, 2022
His best strike?
While he has a collection of fine goals, this may be the best.
It wasn’t a big game or a decisive moment in the grand scheme of the season, but it may be his best strike.
He ticked off a goal away at Stoke with this brilliant half volley from distance.
Another example of how technically good the Brazilian is.
📆 #OnThisDay two years ago…
Roberto Firmino scored an absolute rocket of a winner for Liverpool against Stoke City 🚀pic.twitter.com/EAHQ8Q9viD
— GOAL (@goal) April 8, 2019