Brazilian Roberto Firmino was present in one of Qatar’s stadiums, during the 2022 World Cup, although his name was not on his country’s national team list after he was excluded by coach Tite’s decision.
The Dutchman, Virgil van Dijk, the English star of Liverpool, was keen to imitate a celebration that his Brazilian colleague was famous for in the Premier League, but this time in a meeting of the mills against Ecuador, which was held at Khalifa International Stadium.
And while the Netherlands players celebrated Cody Jakobo’s goal in the sixth minute, Van Dijk ran towards them forcefully, to celebrate with them in the manner of Firmino.
Van Dijk raised his leg high in the famous Firmino way, when he celebrated the goals of his colleagues in Liverpool by jumping high and moving his leg in the manner of fighting games.
It is noteworthy that the Liverpool star was one of the surprisingly excluded from the final list of the Seleção, despite his brilliance this season with the Reds.