Nicolas Firmino

Nicolas Firmino
Nicolas Firmino
Nicolas Firmino
Midfielder
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Real Name: Nicolas Firmino
HT: 5' 11" WT: 155
Homegrown Player
Age: 17 (01/30/2001)
Birthplace: Mantena, Brazil
Hometown: Somerville, Mass.

AT A GLANCE:

  • Became the Revolution's fifth Homegrown Player signing in November 2018.
  • Currently the youngest member of the first team at 17 years old and the club's second youngest Homegrown signing.
  • Developed for more than four years in the Revolution Academy, scoring more than 35 goals in 90-plus appearances.
  • Earned 'Best XI of the East Conference' recognition from the U.S. Soccer Development Academy following the 2017-18 campaign after featuring for the Revolution's U-17 and U-19 sides.
  • Trained with the Revolution first team before and during the 2018 season.

MLS CAREER: 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.

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 35 goals in over 90 appearances across all levels…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.

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.


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