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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9240 on: April 17, 2019, 10:55:48 PM »
Was confused why he came on, was Origi injured? Anyway, another great performance and a goal he always amazes me how good he is.

I think it was a tactical sub.

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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9241 on: April 17, 2019, 11:00:07 PM »
I think it was a tactical sub.

Definitely tactical, Firmino can defend as well as attack imo.

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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9242 on: April 17, 2019, 11:09:26 PM »
Still amazes me to this day. Has there ever been a player absolutely ruin what you think of how someone should play in a certain position quite like Bobby?

So true. Completely redefined what I would expect in a Liverpool centre forward. He’s magic.

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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9243 on: April 17, 2019, 11:12:37 PM »
Klopp will never admit to having a favorite player, but my guess is it is Firmino. Klopp loves pressing, attacking football, and Bobby is the perfect engine for Klopp's style. And he never complains, he's unselfish and never stops working. Oh, and he's brilliant at football too.

I love all the Reds, but Firmino's my favorite for sure. :scarf

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Re: Roberto Firmino
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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9245 on: April 17, 2019, 11:14:09 PM »
Fucking love Bobby to bits.
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Re: Roberto Firmino
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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9247 on: April 17, 2019, 11:34:04 PM »
What a footballer.
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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9248 on: April 18, 2019, 12:18:20 AM »
Really like his current haircut. Suits him very well.

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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9249 on: April 18, 2019, 12:52:57 AM »
Fucking love Bobby to bits.

Initially thought you'd written that you fucking love Bobby's tits.
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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9250 on: April 18, 2019, 03:09:05 AM »
We need an understudy to back him up. It's clearly obvious Origi is not an alternative.
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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9251 on: April 18, 2019, 03:28:23 AM »
Initially thought you'd written that you fucking love Bobby's tits.

We love his tits as well

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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9252 on: April 18, 2019, 07:15:33 AM »
Rick for the rikes, prick for the pricks
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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9253 on: April 18, 2019, 07:47:39 AM »
Couldn’t think of any player from current generation that plays in a similar style. Maybe Kaka from the last decade.

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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9254 on: April 18, 2019, 07:54:47 AM »
Initially thought you'd written that you fucking love Bobby's tits.
How can any red not love Bobby`s tits? I certainly love them.

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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9255 on: April 18, 2019, 08:56:22 AM »
Main man. Simply irreplaceable in what he brings this team. Sincerely hope he spends his whole career with us.
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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9256 on: April 18, 2019, 09:02:09 AM »


That should definitely be used for a flag/banner.

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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9257 on: April 18, 2019, 07:29:16 PM »
Firmino could really go down as one of those Anfield legends if he stays with us for a while. Everything about him screams Liverpool.

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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9258 on: April 18, 2019, 07:41:26 PM »
That should definitely be used for a flag/banner.

Great shout, particularly if we land one of the big prizes. Would love to see it on the Kop.

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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9259 on: April 18, 2019, 07:46:21 PM »
What a footballer.
He's going to have a defining day isn't he Yorky.

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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9260 on: April 18, 2019, 08:00:48 PM »
He's going to have a defining day isn't he Yorky.

He deserves one mate.

We have so many excellent footballers at Anfield now. The whole team is strewn with them. But Firmino, I think, is the one who provides that divine spark of genius. I probably get more sheer enjoyment from watching him play than anyone else. I think he feels truly appreciated here too.
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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9261 on: April 18, 2019, 08:00:51 PM »
It's his unorthodoxness that makes him truly unique and a massive conundrum to opposition supporters and probably opposition managers/coaches/analysts.

They havent a clue what he's supposed to be or do or where he's likely to be found on the pitch.

Fucking love his weirdness and quirkiness and that he's ours.

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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9262 on: April 18, 2019, 08:03:48 PM »
It's his unorthodoxness that makes him truly unique and a massive conundrum to opposition supporters and probably opposition managers/coaches/analysts.

They havent a clue what he's supposed to be or do or where he's likely to be found on the pitch.

This is it!

How many times are we surprised, even shocked, by passes he makes or by his extraordinary ability to carry the ball out of seemingly impossible situations and into open space? You cannot guess what he's going to do from high up in the stands, or from watching the TV. How more difficult must it be in the hurly-burly of a football pitch?

Genius.
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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9263 on: April 18, 2019, 08:22:15 PM »
Absolutely my favourite player in a team stacked with favourite players!!

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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9264 on: April 18, 2019, 08:26:35 PM »
Brilliant Debs ^^^
There was a game in, I think, January, when he did a 180 degree spin on the ball which absolutely bamboozled everyone around him. It was remiss of me not insisting someone created a gif of it and now I can't remember the game.

He has a level of technical ability different to any player, I'm not saying better than all, but completely different than any we've had before.




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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9265 on: April 18, 2019, 08:34:40 PM »
Initially thought you'd written that you fucking love Bobby's tits.

I love every bit of him. ;D
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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9266 on: April 18, 2019, 08:35:20 PM »
Agreed guys. 

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« Reply #9267 on: April 18, 2019, 08:41:42 PM »
Unbelievably good footballer.

Unique in the way he plays.


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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9268 on: April 18, 2019, 09:31:09 PM »
Of all the players that I have seen play for us, Firmino is the one who has the best work rate and ball control. Put him in a tight corner and somehow he’ll leave 3 players bamboozled in his wake.

His tracking back and winning the ball is the best that I have seen.

He’s also very good when he has a half chance.

For me he is the most under-rated player in the top six teams.

He’s a genius.
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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9269 on: April 18, 2019, 09:38:08 PM »
I've just edited my post because it illustrated why I got a grade 5 CSE (not O Level or GCSE) in Maths - Bobby did a 180 degree not 90 degree turn.

Of course he's also capable of a 360 degree turn, he's saving that for a blind back-heel though :)

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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9270 on: April 18, 2019, 09:40:28 PM »
I've just edited my post because it illustrated why I got a grade 5 CSE (not O Level or GCSE) in Maths - Bobby did a 180 degree not 90 degree turn.

Of course he's also capable of a 360 degree turn, he's saving that for a blind back-heel though :)
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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9271 on: April 18, 2019, 10:38:35 PM »
I've just edited my post because it illustrated why I got a grade 5 CSE (not O Level or GCSE) in Maths - Bobby did a 180 degree not 90 degree turn.

Of course he's also capable of a 360 degree turn, he's saving that for a blind back-heel though :)

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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9272 on: April 18, 2019, 10:44:28 PM »
This is it!

How many times are we surprised, even shocked, by passes he makes or by his extraordinary ability to carry the ball out of seemingly impossible situations and into open space? You cannot guess what he's going to do from high up in the stands, or from watching the TV. How more difficult must it be in the hurly-burly of a football pitch?

Genius.

Indeed. Some players try things that don’t come off, and you groan - sometimes audibly (or worse).

When it’s Bobby you cut him an inordinate amount of slack, because you know that in a tight match, it’s more than likely that one of his flights of fancy, his sheer off-the-cuff inventiveness, will prove to be the difference. Which is in no way to diminish all his other attributes.

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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9273 on: April 19, 2019, 02:35:06 AM »
Indeed. Some players try things that don’t come off, and you groan - sometimes audibly (or worse).

When it’s Bobby you cut him an inordinate amount of slack, because you know that in a tight match, it’s more than likely that one of his flights of fancy, his sheer off-the-cuff inventiveness, will prove to be the difference. Which is in no way to diminish all his other attributes.

As with others who’ve said it, my favourite player in a red shirt. So my favourite player.

That's one of the reasons why I respect him so much as a player; so many of the traditional skillful, creative players have been prone to disregard the defending side of the game, preferring to wait for one of the water carriers to bring them the ball so they can play.

Bobby just says "fuck it" and chases the oppo player down from behind.

Hundreds of times...

Like an enganche with a leather-lunged work rate...

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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9274 on: April 19, 2019, 09:18:24 PM »
His heading ability is incredible for a shorter player. Those two goals against Spurs/Porto were made to look so easy despite there being a lot to do when the crosses were delivered.
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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9275 on: April 19, 2019, 09:22:04 PM »
He’s looked quicker of late, recent defenders might be slower or maybe he’s feeling extra fresh at the moment.

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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9276 on: April 19, 2019, 09:22:19 PM »
His heading ability is incredible for a shorter player. Those two goals against Spurs/Porto were made to look so easy despite there being a lot to do when the crosses were delivered.

Does height give you technique? Not sure it does. The best header of a ball to have played in Red in my lifetime may have been Toshack. But I think even he was edged by Kevin Keegan. All five foot eight of him.
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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9277 on: April 19, 2019, 09:26:10 PM »
His ability to separate himself from a defender by a couple of yards, from a standing start on the ball, even without being blessed with rapid acceleration, is astonishing. It shouldn't be so easy to unbalance and dribble past professionals.

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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9278 on: April 19, 2019, 09:29:00 PM »
His heading ability is incredible for a shorter player. Those two goals against Spurs/Porto were made to look so easy despite there being a lot to do when the crosses were delivered.
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Re: Roberto Firmino
« Reply #9279 on: April 26, 2019, 11:06:58 PM »
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Roberto Firmino a doubt for Barcelona, says Klopp after Huddersfield win. "It's a small tear in a small muscle. Apart from the word tear everything else is positive. It's Bobby so he might be ready for Wednesday but we don't know in this moment."

Damn..hoping it's the smallest of small tears then.