News From Liverpool: Fans love Roberto Firmino stat that sums up his Liverpool legacy

Liverpools No. 9 has won all there is to win with the Reds and he has proven an instrumental figure for Jurgen Klopp.

The word legend can be thrown around with flippancy in sport, but thats not the case for Firmino. When he does depart, hell be given a send-off that reflects just that.

A maverick and an entertainer, the Brazilians unique flair has lit up Anfield and stadiums across the world and his celebrations will live long in the memory.

In fact, a statistic from Optas Michael Reid states that no other player in the Premier League, since it was first recorded from 2005/06, has been booked more for excessive celebrations than Firmino, who has been shown a yellow card five times.

No player on record in the Premier League (from 2006-07) has been booked more times for excessive celebration than Roberto Firmino (5).

Michael Reid (@michael_reid11) March 3, 2023

Thats the kind of statistic that instantly brings a smile to the face, its just who Firmino is his celebrations are just as memorable as his goals.

The shirt off and in the air was seen from Firmino after goals against Stoke, Man City, Arsenal and Crystal Palace excessive celebrations, all of them worth it.

Fans were certainly tickled by the knowledge of Firminos celebration discipline history

Going to miss Bobby and his entire no look take to football in general. Shine on you crazy diamond.

Steven Scragg (@Scraggy_74) March 3, 2023