Updated September 4, 2019
AT A GLANCE:
MLS CAREER (2019): Signed by the Revolution as a Homegrown Player on Nov. 27, 2018 after more than four seasons in the Revolution Academy…Became the fifth Homegrown Player signing in club history and the second youngest to date at 17 years old…Currently the youngest member of the first team at 18…Has yet to play an MLS game, but was available on the bench for three matches…Made debut as member of the first team in 'Final Whistle on Hate' charity match on May 15 vs. Chelsea FC, logging 60 minutes at right back…Has continued to play occasionally with the Under-19s this season…Earned US Soccer Development Academy East Conference Best XI honors for performance with U-19s…Helped U-19s to Northeast Division title…(4/13) vs. ATL: Made first career appearance in 18-man match day roster.
REVOLUTION ACADEMY: Developed for more than four seasons in Revolution Academy before becoming the program's fifth Homegrown Player signing…Academy career totals include more than 40 goals in over 100 appearances across all levels, which includes nine goals in 15 starts during the 2018-19 season after signing his pro contract…Joined Revolution Academy before the 2014-15 U.S. Soccer Development Academy season, entering with the Under-14 team…Appeared in 21 games and scored three goals with two assists for the U-14s…Played in 20 combined games, including 15 starts, in the 2015-16 season with the Under-14s and Under-16s, recording eight goals and two assists…In 2016-17, played with both the U-16 and U-18 sides and scored five goals…Featured for the U-17 and U-19s in 2017-18, registering 28 appearances with 25 starts and 16 goals…Earned 'Best XI of the East Conference' honors from the U.S. Soccer Development Academy…Completed the 2018 fall season with four goals across six appearances, all for the U-19s...Has made 15 appearances, all starts, and scored nine goals for the U-19s in the 2018-19 USSDA campaign…Helped the U-19s win the Northeast Division title for the second time in three years.
PERSONAL: Speaks fluent Portuguese…Has also gone by the name Elio…Son of Jerri Carlos Firmino da Silva and Eidislane Souza Araujo Firmino…Has one younger brother, Lucas…Lists Neymar, Paul Pogba, and Ronaldinho as soccer idols…Enjoys playing basketball.