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Roberto Firmino’s ‘no look’ finish is becoming his signature move

The Brazilian forward is developing a signature move at Anfield

There’s a lot to love about Roberto Firmino.

He’s Liverpool’s figurehead in a bristling attacking unit, fitting Jurgen Klopp’s style of play perfectly with his all-action mantra.

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Robert Firmino was left red-faced moments before the Champions League clash in Maribor

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Firmino is crucial to Liverpool’s system

The Brazilian is a funny character too when you consider his celebrations and social media activity.

And Firmino has developed a sort of signature move in recent weeks – the ‘no look finish’.

We first saw it showcased during the thrilling 3-3 draw with Sevilla in the Champions League last month.

Keep your eyes on the ball, right?

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Keep your eyes on the ball, right?

And Firmino was at it again during the thumping 5-0 win over Swansea on Saturday.

The 26-year-old scored twice, with his second an easy tap in after being found in acres of space by Mohamed Salah with the goal at his mercy.

But instead of providing a routine finish, Firmino added a sprinkle of nonchalance which many missed initially:

Cheeky Bobby

Cheeky Bobby

It took his tally for the season to 16 in all competitions, more than Sergio Aguero, Romelu Lukaku, Alvaro Morata and Alexandre Lacazette.

But Liverpool definitely still need an out and out number nine, apparently…


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