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‘My greatest title is your love Jesus’: Footballer Roberto Firmino gets baptised

by Tola Mbakwe

Footballer Roberto Firmino was baptised on Wednesday.

The Liverpool forward shared a video of the ceremony on his Instagram page.

While standing in a swimming pool, he said: "Jesus is love. [There is] no explanation. Just believe it. Just believe and feel the holy spirit."

Firmino’s wife Lari and Liverpool’s goalkeeper Alisson Becker were also in the pool and hugged him after his head was raised from the water.

In the caption of the video Firmino 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 things have passed away; behold, new things have come!"

Fellow teammate Fabinho was also in the audience watching.

The baptism has been celebrated by many on social media including CEO of the Evangelical Alliance Gavin Calver.

 

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