Watch: Brave or insane? Firmino slaps Van Dijk celebrating Liverpool winner
Roberto Firmino showed he’s the bravest man in Liverpool by celebrating Sadio Mane’s dramatic late winner against Aston Villa by slapping and pushing Virgil van Dijk in the head.
Liverpool’s unbeaten run in the Premier League appeared to be coming to an end as Villa led for the majority of the match following Mahmoud Hassan’s 21st-minute opener.
Firmino had a potential first-half equaliser controversially ruled out by VAR but the Reds battled until the very end and got their reward when Andy Robertson headed home Mane’s cross in the 87th minute.
The drama did not finish there as Mane scored with a header in the 94th minute – with Firmino bravely seeming to pick a fight with Van Dijk in the celebrations.
Roberto Firmino is a very brave, possibly insane, man. pic.twitter.com/BYn64Felmj
— Across the Pond (@acrossthepond) November 2, 2019