Tuesday 13 October 2020
Brazilian Robert Firmino, the Liverpool player, spoke about his opinion of his Egyptian colleague Mohamed Salah, his compatriots Neymar da Silva and Philip Coutinho, the duo of Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona – respectively.
Firmino is currently in the company of his country, which is in the World Cup qualifiers (South America).
Firmino helped Brazil’s victory over Bolivia in the first round match, 5-0, with the 29-year-old scoring twice.
During statements to “FIFA”, Firmino said: “The performance of the whole team was good, winning the first round match is important.”
He added: “Scoring two goals was an unbelievable feeling. I had a lot of opportunities and I could score more, but I am happy with what I did against Bolivia. I am 29 years old and I feel like I am in the best moment of my career.”
On the upcoming Peruvian match (at exactly two oclock tomorrow morning, Wednesday), Firmino said: “They are a good team. They have improved a lot over the past few years. They reached the World Cup finals and reached the Copa America final. They have good players. ”
Asked about the injury of his compatriot Alison Baker, the Liverpool player said: “In my opinion, Alison is number one, I don’t say this because he is my team-mate, but what he does on the field is unbelievable. He did a great job with the national team, and off the field he is a special and wonderful person.” . ”
And about his compatriots Neymar and Coutinho, he said: “Coutinho is exceptional. He is not a magician, but he has magical powers. You have to re-watch what he offers to understand what he is doing.”
He continued: “I was happy during his time at Liverpool, and happy to play with him with the national team. I admire him a lot, as he is one of the best players in the world.”
He continued: “As for Neymar, he is also a wonderful player, he was brilliant during our match against Bolivia, there are no words to describe Neymar.”
When asked about the Egyptian Mohamed Salah’s association, the Brazilian player replied: “I love the way Salah plays. He scores a lot of goals and does a really difficult job. I am grateful for playing alongside him and Sadio Mane.”