Video surfaces of Firmino’s unbelievable defensive work-rate v City

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Roberto Firmino, take a bow.

Our Brazilian scored his 24th goal of the season last night to wrap up a 5-1 aggregate victory over Manchester City, but it’s his overall contribution that impressed us most.

(Video) Firmino’s hilarious, confused reaction to Salah’s ‘celebration’

The 26-year-old did very little offensive work, actually, but gave himself to the team in his entirety.

In the first-half, he was booked after tripping an onrushing Kevin de Bruyne, but this didn’t stop him tracking back after the same player in the second-half and performing a crucial tackle.

Check it out below:

Firmino’s goal, incidentally, was his eighth of the Champions League campaign, which makes him Liverpool’s highest ever scorer during a single European Cup season.

Not bad for a ‘false-9’ who can’t finish or sprint, eh?!

We’re not sure we’d swap him for anybody, and know for definite Klopp wouldn’t!

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