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Ex-Liverpool’s striker Roberto Firmino now pastor in Brazil

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Former Liverpool and Brazil striker Roberto Firmino has become a pastor at the age of 32.

He announced on social media that he and his wife, Larissa Pereira, have joined together to spread the gospel.

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In a statement on social media, Firmino and Pereira said, “Since our first encounter with Christ, a desire burned in our hearts.

We want people to feel this love that reached us. Now we have another desire and responsibility: to become pastors on behalf of God.”

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Roberto Firmino, now with Al-Ahli in Saudi Arabia, was recently ordained as an evangelical pastor at a church he founded in Maceió, Brazil.

His ordination ceremony occurred on Sunday, June 30th.

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During the previous season, Firmino featured in 34 games across different tournaments, netting nine goals and contributing seven assists.


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