Roberto Firmino

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Roberto Firmino
Personal information
Full name Roberto Firmino Barbosa de Oliveira
Date of birth (1991-10-02) 2 October 1991 (age 22)
Place of birth Maceió, Brazil
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
1899 Hoffenheim
Number 10
Youth career
Clube de Regatas Brasil
2008–2009 Figueirense
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2010 Figueirense 38 (8)
2011– 1899 Hoffenheim 107 (31)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 May 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Roberto Firmino Barbosa de Oliveira (born 2 October 1991) is a Brazilian footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for 1899 Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga.[1]

Career[edit]

Firmino moved from Figueirense to 1899 Hoffenheim in December 2010, signing a contract until June 2015.[2] He formally signed for Hoffenheim on 1 January 2011.[3] He was dropped from the first-team squad in November 2011 for showing up late for training.[4]

On 27 March 2014, Firmino signed a new three-year contract with 1899 Hoffenheim.[5]

Firmino finished the 2013–14 Bundesliga season tied as the fourth highest scorer with 16 goals and tied as the second highest assister with 12 assists in the league.[6]

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Roberto Firmino profile at Soccerway
  2. ^ "Official: Hoffenheim Sign Roberto Firmino From Figueirense". Goal.com. 14 December 2010. 
  3. ^ Roberto Firmino at fussballdaten.de (German)
  4. ^ "Chinedu Obasi dropped from Hoffenheim squad". BBC Sport. 30 November 2011. 
  5. ^ "Roberto Firmino verlängert Vertrag bis 2017". TSG 1899 Hoffenheim (in German). 27 March 2014. 
  6. ^ "Top scorers 2013/2014". 
  7. ^ "Breakthrough of the Season" (in English). bundesliga.com. 23 May 2014. Retrieved 23 May 2014.