Roberto Firmino holding the Champions League trophy aloft after winning the competition in 2019

My Greatest Title Is Jesus’ Love!

In Articles, Direction Articles, Sport by Ben Hampshire1 Comment

Two Liverpool stars are reaching for a higher prize

Liverpool and Brazil playmaker Roberto Firmino has celebrated his Christian faith by getting baptised alongside teammate Alisson Becker and his wife.

Influential attacker Firmino has been critical to the drive which has seen Liverpool ascend the Premier League summit in 2019/20, but his biggest cause to raise his hands this year was his decision to publicly declare his faith in Jesus.

Firmino and his friends and family members wore Hillsong, ‘cross=love’ t-shirts for the baptism.

The Brazil international said, “I gave you my failures and the victories I will give you too. My greatest title is your love Jesus! Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!”

Firmino has already won the 2019 FIFA Club World Cup with Liverpool this season.

This article was taken from the April 2020 issue of Direction Magazine.

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  1. What an exciting landmark a baptism in water is to a born again Christian! So good to read this,!

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