Player Details

Name

Nicolas Firmino

Height

5' 11"

Weight

154 lbs

Date of Birth

1.30.2001 (21)

Birthplace

Mantena, Brazil

Position

Midfielder

Player Category

Homegrown
2022 MLS Regular Season
2022 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary

Updated October 28, 2020

AT A GLANCE:

  • Revolution Academy product became the club’s fifth Homegrown Player signing in November 2018.
  • Currently the second youngest member of the first team at 19 years old and was the club's second youngest Homegrown Player signing to date at 17.
  • Developed for more than four years in the Revolution Academy, scoring more than 35 goals in 90-plus appearances before joining the first team.
  • 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 second youngest member of the first team at 19.

2020: Has not appeared in an MLS regular-season match… Appeared in all 16 games with 15 starts for Revolution II, scoring four goals and two assists while earning three selections to the USL League One Team of the Week…Scored first career goal and first goal in club history on Aug. 15 vs. North Texas…Registered first assist and recorded game-high four chances created on Aug. 26 vs. Greenville, earning USL League One Team of the Week honors for Week 7...Recorded season highs in touches (89) and passes completed (63 of 77) on Sept. 4 vs. Madison...Scored second goal of the season on Sept. 19 at Omaha, recording three shots and earning a second selection to the League One Team of the Week...Took a season high six shots, three on target, on Sept. 26 at Orlando...Converted a penalty kick and registered six shots, three on target, on Oct. 3 at Richmond...Added a goal and an assist in 90 minutes on Oct. 9 vs. Fort Lauderdale CF, earning USL League One Player of the Week honors and also winning the fan’s choice Goal of the Week.

2019: Did not play in an MLS game, but was available on the bench for three matches in rookie season…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 Revolution Academy Under-19 team…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.