Roberto Firmino becomes Brazilian Top scorer in Premier League
Roberto Firminho becomes the all time leading Brazilian goalscorer in English top flight As a result of the three goals he scored in their 5-1 win against Arsenal, Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino has become the top Brazilian scorer in the history of the Premier League.
Roberto Firmino Barbosa de Oliveira is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for Premier League club Liverpool and the Brazil national team as an attacking midfielder, forward or winger. After starting his career with Figueirense in 2009, he spent four-and-a-half seasons at Hoffenheim. Firmino has netted 43 goals in the top level of the English football league system.And The previous respective record belonged to Philippe Coutinho, who had scored 41 goals, also for Liverpool.In addition, Firmino became the third Brazilian to achieve a hat-trick in the Premier League.
On 29 December, Firmino scored his first Liverpool hat-trick in a 5–1 win over Arsenal, scoring two goals in three minutes and a second half penalty, becoming the highest scoring Brazilian player in Premier League history.