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Roberto Firmino Robbed Of Assist Of The Summer With Audacious Flick To Neymar

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Roberto Firmino Robbed Of Assist Of The Summer With Audacious Flick To Neymar

Roberto Firmino nearly recorded an unbelievable assist during Brazil's victory over Colombia at Copa America.

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Firmino was a second-half substitute in Brazil's dramatic 2-1 win against Colombia on Thursday.

Colombia took the lead through Luis Diaz who hit the back of the net with a stunning strike in the 10th minute.

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Brazil then had a glorious chance to level proceedings when Firmino picked out Neymar with a sublime pass.

The Liverpool star brilliantly flicked the ball to Neymar who was unable to score, hitting the post from close range.

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Fans on social media loved Firmino's pass to Neymar in South America's showpiece event.

One tweeted: "Bobby Firmino with the most Bobby Firmino-esque pass you'll ever see..."

A second wrote: "Showed his mentality and character in those last few games towards the end of the season. Still a massive player for us."

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A third added: "Nothing to see here. Just Bobby Firmino-ing."

Image: PA
Image: PA

Firmino took matters into his own hands as he cancelled out Diaz's goal, heading home in the 78th minute.

Brazil then won the match in the dying stages as Casemiro scored in the 10th minute of stoppage time to secure a 2-1 victory.

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Tite's side have three wins from as many games ahead of facing Ecuador on Sunday.

Featured Image Credit: Copa America

Topics: Liverpool, Football News, Football, Neymar, Roberto Firmino, Copa America, Brazil

Nasir Jabbar
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