Liverpool Star Roberto Firmino Rewards Manchester United Fan With Priceless Gift After 5–0 Win at Old Trafford

Liverpool Star Roberto Firmino Rewards Manchester United Fan With Priceless Gift After 5–0 Win at Old Trafford

  • Roberto Firmino was in action as Liverpool walloped Manchester United 5-0 at the Old Trafford in a Premier League tie
  • Footage which has since gone viral on social media shows how the Brazilian star gifted his shirt to a Man Utd fan
  • The Red Devils supporters were outraged by such gesture due to the long-standing rivalry between both English clubs

Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino had to personally gifted his shirt to a Manchester United fan after the Red Devils were humiliated 5-0 at the Old Trafford, SPORTbible reports.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side were whitewashed 5-0 on Sunday as the Theatre of Dreams was ripped apart on a night United were thoroughly humbled.

Mo Salah grabbed a hat-trick in that encounter, as Naby Keita and Diogo Jota also registered their respective names on the score sheet.

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Roberto Firmino
Roberto Firmino was impressive against Manchester United. Photo: Andrew Powell
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The score line was 4-0 at halftime and United players were booed off the pitch by thousands of fans who were left disappointed, Liverpool.com reports.

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A clip is currently making the rounds on social media, showing Liverpool's Firmino handing over his shirt to a Man Utd supporter as he made way into the tunnel.

Fans were outraged over such gesture due to the long-standing rivalry between both clubs – a match Salah also set new Premier League record.

Jurgen Klopp praises Salah

At the end of 90 minutes, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp showered encomiums on the Egyptian star who is the African player with most Premier League goals.

"Mo [Salah] gets a lot of attention and rightly so but Firmino was outstanding. For people with football knowledge, people will write books about how he interprets the false 9.

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Ronaldo reacts

Meanwhile, Cristiano Ronaldo alongside his Manchester United teammates were at the receiving end of a humiliating 5-0 defeat at the hands of Liverpool and Old Trafford.

The 36-year-old scored a brilliant individual effort in the second half but the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) ruled it for an offside.

Ronaldo made a motivational post on his Instagram handle apologising to fans and urged his teammates to move on from the embarrassing defeat.

A look at the Premier League table

Legit.ng earlier reported that Manchester United are gradually drifting away from the Premier League title contention this campaign as they currently sit in the seventh position with 14 points after nine games.

Chelsea remain at the summit of the table after nine games with 22 points and have only lost one of their first nine English top-flight games so far this campaign.

They recorded seven un-replied goals in their game against Norwich City over the weekend while Liverpool and Manchester City complete the top three teams with 21 and 20 points respectively.

Source: Legit.ng

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