Roberto Firmino

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Roberto Firmino
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Firmino playing for Brazil in 2014
Personal information
Full name Roberto Firmino Barbosa de Oliveira
Date of birth (1991-10-02) 2 October 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth Maceió, Brazil
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
1899 Hoffenheim
Number 10
Youth career
2005–2008 CRB
2008–2009 Figueirense
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2010 Figueirense 38 (8)
2011– 1899 Hoffenheim 122 (35)
National team
2014– Brazil 2 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 December 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 November 2014

Roberto Firmino Barbosa de Oliveira (born 2 October 1991) is a Brazilian international footballer who plays professionally for German club 1899 Hoffenheim, as an attacking midfielder.

Club career[edit]

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

On 27 March 2014, Firmino signed a new three-year contract with 1899 Hoffenheim.[4]

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.[5]

International career[edit]

On 23 October 2014, Firmino received his first call up to Brazil national football team for the friendly matches against Turkey and Austria.[6] He debuted in a 4–0 win over Turkey on 12 November, replacing fellow debutant Luiz Adriano for the last 17 minutes.[7] Firmino scored his first goal on 18 November 2014 in a 2–1 away friendly win over Austria.[8]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 17 December 2014.[9]
Club Season League Cup Continental Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Figueirense 2009 2 0 2 0
2010 36 8 15 4 51 12
Total 38 8 15 4 53 12
1899 Hoffenheim 2010–11 11 3 11 3
2011–12 30 7 3 0 33 7
2012–13 33 5 1 0 2 2 36 7
2013–14 33 16 4 6 37 22
2014–15 15 4 1 2 16 6
Total 122 35 9 8 2 2 133 45
Total 160 43 9 8 17 6 186 57

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Brazil's goal tally first:
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 18 November 2014 Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Vienna, Austria  Austria 2–1 2–1 Friendly[8]

Honours[edit]

References[edit]