The father of Liverpool legend Roberto Firmino has tragically passed away at the age of 62 after experiencing a heart attack while in Dubai.
While on a family trip to the Middle East, Jose Roberto Cordeiro de Oliveira, father of Liverpool legend Roberto Firmino, passed away from a heart attack. This occurred where Firmino is currently playing.
As reported by the Brazilian news outlet UOL, Firmino’s representatives have officially confirmed this information.
This heartbreaking revelation profoundly impacts the Liverpool legend, who shared an incredibly close bond with his Dad. In a recent statement to the world, Firmino described his Father as “a generous, serious, honest man dedicated to his family.”
In his latest book, “SI SENOR: My Liverpool Years,” Firmino shared about his father with UOL, saying, “Not all heroes wear capes; some are called father.”
Roberto Firmino Said:
“My father, José, was my childhood hero, an inspiration and an example.
“A generous, serious, honest man and dedicated to his family.”
Jose Roberto Cordeiro de Oliveira would likely have felt a sense of pride in observing his son’s notable achievements and contributions to the world of football.
Most importantly, Jose Roberto Cordeiro de Oliveira not only guided his son’s football journey but also taught him qualities that made him well-liked by everyone, as reflected in the footballer’s book.