As Roberto Firmino gets ready to depart from Liverpool, he thoughtfully put together 200 gift boxes for his loved ones, teammates, and club staff.
As the striker prepares for his last game in a red shirt, Firmino recently bid an emotional farewell to Anfield during the last weekend’s match against Aston Villa.
The 31-year-old scored a crucial goal for the Reds, securing a draw against Aston Villa.
During the current season, the Brazilian player, who is recognized for his dazzling smile and scoring ability, announced that he will depart from the Merseyside club this season.
Roberto Firmino will become a free agent once his contract ends in June this summer.
Meanwhile, on Sunday, May 21, the 31-year-old striker hosted a farewell party and arranged for the guests to receive a gift box.
Following the event, the Brazilian player, who has scored a total of 110 goals in 361 appearances across all competitions for Liverpool, distributed 200 personalized gift boxes to his teammates, club employees, friends, and family.
A video showcasing the smart packages was aired on Florian Plettenberg’s Twitter account.
The inside of the box is adorned with a mural depicting some of Firmino’s most notable accomplishments while playing for Liverpool.
The front of the box features the phrase ‘With Love Bobby’ stitched onto it, while the neck area includes the phrase ‘Si Senor’ as a tribute to the fan favorite and about a popular song among Liverpool supporters.
In addition to that, the boxes included a perfume bottle and a signed Firmino shirt.
Florian Plettenberg, a reporter for German Sky Sports, tweeted: “Firmino had prepared 200 gift boxes for his farewell.”
“He gave them to his guests on Sunday evening in Liverpool – including club employees, team-mates, friends, and family.”
“The gifts included a special shirt signed by him and a specially created perfume by Firmino.”
“The party was very emotional. Talks with potential new clubs will start now.”
Firmino secures Liverpool’s hopes for Champions League qualification in his final game
On Saturday, May 20, during his final game at Anfield, Firmino was given a heartfelt standing ovation by the Liverpool fans and a guard of honor by his teammates.
In his final appearance for Klopp at Anfield, the Brazilian player scored an important equalizer that helped keep the team’s slim Champions League hopes alive.
The match ended in a 1-1 draw against Aston Villa.
The former Hoffenheim star was seen leaving the field in tears as the crowd continued to chant his name.
Firmino’s Journey to Anfield and His Achievement
Since he arrived at Liverpool from Hoffenheim in 2015, Firmino has been a beloved player among Liverpool fans.
He has scored numerous crucial goals, such as the game-winning goal in the 2019 Club World Cup and his memorable hat-trick against Arsenal in 2018.
This season, he has scored several significant goals, one of which was a crucial equalizer against Arsenal in April.
The 31-year-old Brazilian player, has scored a total of 110 goals in 361 appearances across all competitions for Liverpool.
Firmino’s contract at Anfield will expire in June, marking the end of his successful eight-year tenure at Anfield.
During his stint at Anfield, he achieved numerous victories, including winning the Premier League, Champions League, FA Cup, and League Cup.
What’s next for Liverpool and Roberto Firmino?
Firmino’s next move is still unknown, but Real Madrid and Barcelona are reportedly keeping an eye on him.
Liverpool will meet Southampton on May 28 in what will be their final Premier League game of the year.