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Liverpool ace Firmino: I started as a full-back!

Liverpool star Roberto Firmino has surprisingly revealed that he started his career as a full-back.

Firmino is arguably one of the best attackers in the Premier League at the moment and if his performances during the current season are anything to go by, the 24-year-old could well be considered world-class before too long.

In an interview with the Daily Mail, Firmino has gone on to reveal that he actually started off his career as a full-back and only moved into his current attacking position after entering the Under-18s.

The Brazilian international said: “I started out as a defender.

“I played as a full-back and then I moved into the centre. I played defence right the way through until the Under-18s. Honestly!"

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