Kissing the badge, getting a related tattoo or signing a new contract - these are three ways for a player to declare their love for the club they play for.
But, it seems that Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino has found a new way. The Brazilian took over Liverpool’s official Instagram account and decided he would upload a rather brilliant video.
With the tune of “We are Liverpool” blaring out, Firmino posed for a selfie video while he attempted to sing the words. One thing is for sure, he certainly appeared to be enjoying it.
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After the video was posted by Liverpool’s official Twitter account, Kopites were absolutely loving it. Check out some of the replies to the video:
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Liverpool fans react
Firmino’s latest antics will no doubt enhance his reputation amongst fans. After signing from Hoffenheim last summer in a deal worth £29 million, the 24-year-old has established himself as a favourite at Anfield.
It may have taken him a little while to get going, but his 10 goals in 31 Premier League appearances represents a pretty decent debut season in England.
After Firmino finally started producing the goods in a red shirt, manager Jurgen Klopp warned Liverpool supporters not to judge his signings too quickly in future.
Klopp on Firmino
"It wasn't a surprise to me when I heard people questioning him. That's how it is in Germany too," Klopp told the Liverpool Echo.
"You don't watch too much German football. You get a player from Hoffenheim in Germany and everyone thought 'oh, a nice signing Liverpool.'
"But not many people here knew him because he wasn't from Bayern, he wasn't from Dortmund. I knew about Roberto. When I heard that Liverpool had signed him I thought 'how have they done this?'"
Competition for places
And Firmino will have to ensure he’s at the top of his game in order to play regular first-team football next season. Philippe Coutinho, Sadio Mane, Adam Lallana and - depending on where Klopp plans to play him - Georginio Wijnaldum will all be vying for the three spots behind the striker.
But Firmino showed his versatility last campaign with Klopp occasionally choosing to play him as a ‘false nine,’ which he played to great effect on two occasions in particular - against Manchester City at the Etihad where he scored once in a 4-1 victory and at home to Arsenal where he bagged a brace in a 3-3 draw.
If Firmino can add a bit more consistency to his performances, along with his bizarre videos, then Liverpool supporters will be loving him even more.
Oh, and maybe get rid of that dodgy haircut.
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