Roberto Firmino posts pic of himself in Liverpool shirt, thousands of likes in minutes

The new Liverpool signing is already a popular man.


A photo posted by Roberto Firmino (@roberto_firmino) on

It hasn't taken Roberto Firmino long to win the hearts and minds of Liverpool fans.

Indeed, the 23-year-old Brazilian, who moved to Anfield this summer, has posted a picture of himself in a Liverpool shirt on social networking site Instagram, receiving thousands of likes from supporters within just minutes of posting.

The Kop will no doubt hope they can see the best of Firmino in his first season with the Reds, as there is no room for a signing who needs months to get acquainted with the Premier League.

The hope since Liverpool confirmed the attacking midfielder's signing is that he can work his magic alongside fellow Brazilian Philippe Coutinho. And, if the pair can produce their best on a more consistent basis, the Anfield outfit may well rediscover some of their attacking verve of yesteryear.

One thing's for certain: the Liverpool fans are already behind him and eager for Firmino to succeed on Merseyside.

Let's hope they'll be just as delighted with him a year on - unlike one of the marquee signings of last summer in Italian flop Mario Balotelli.

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