ᑕ❶ᑐ At ESPN, Firmino responds to Liverpool v Arsenal ‘controversy’ and does not hide his emotion as he bids farewell to the Reds: ‘Together until the end’

This Sunday (9), Roberto Firmino was the great hero of liverpool dueling against arsenalanfield step path, pela premier league, and a score in the final minutes to tie the game at 2-2 and secure a point for the blushes.

After the match, the Brazilian striker, who scored his 11th goal in 32 games this season, according to an exclusive interview with ESPN and commented on the match, which was broadcast live on ESPN no star +.

After choosing not to renew your contract with blushesFirmino has already entered the countdown to the end of his cycle at the English club, where he has been playing since 2015. The Brazilian did not hide his emotion at the proximity of the farewells.

« I’m not going to talk because I get emotional. It’s a great legacy, a great story in such a great club, but I’m very happy and grateful to God for everything we have integrated together here. But it’s a new situation for me, I’ve never experienced it, I have a lot of price for God to keep me and help me in this process, but I work hard, always ready to help the team. I am together until the end. .

Firmino also commented on the controversy that overshadowed the confrontation, involving assistant referee Constantine Hatzidakis and Liverpool full-back Andrew Robertson, who was nudged at half-time. The Brazilian didn’t go into details as he said he didn’t see what really happened, only becoming aware of it during a conversation with his teammates.

« I couldn’t see the movement, but I saw some teammates talking about what happened. But I don’t know what will happen. I don’t know if he (the auxiliary) intended to attack, but after that it’s the Premier League that decides with the club. It’s not mine. Because I haven’t seen it either,” he said.

“Yes (Robertson was pissed). I think he had a contact, right? But I can’t say anything because I haven’t spoken to him about it,” he concluded.

After the event, PGMOL – Board of Professional Games Referees – a published and official statement on the subject.

“PGMOL are aware of an incident involving assistant referee Constantine Hatzidakis and Liverpool defender Andrew Robertson at half-time between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield. We look into the matter in detail once the match is over. »