Enter Roberto Firmino’s name on Twitter and you’ll see a bunch of Brazil supporters are absolutely steamed that Gabriel Jesus is starting over him yet again for tonight’s crucial match against Serbia.
brazil's best starting lineup:
— quentin quarantino 😷 (@slevin_kelevr4) June 27, 2018
Neymar crying because he knows Jesus will start again for Brazil when it should be Firmino.
— – (@AnfieldRd96) June 22, 2018
The Favela Defoe starts again despite Firmino providing the crucial header for Brazil's winner in the last game.
Blood on Tite's hands if they're knocked out.
— Raj Chohan (@rajsinghchohan) June 27, 2018
Basically Brazil’s coach Tite is going to get murdered if something disastrous happens. The good news? They only need to draw to advance to the knockout stage, and considering their roster is absolutely stacked that shouldn’t be an issue. As for Firmino, who scored 15 goals for Liverpool last season and earned praise as one of the best strikers in Europe, he’s looking at another second-half sub role.
Off the pitch, Firmino is married to Larissa Pereira. The two tied the knot in June 2017 after four years together and have two daughters. They are quite popular on social media — he has 5 million followers, while she has garnered 215k follows herself.