Firmino, named last week to Brazil's squad for matches against Colombia and Argentina, sustained the injury Wednesday during Liverpool's win over Atletico Madrid.
Brazil will play Colombia in Sao Paulo on Nov. 11. A win could secure a direct spot for the Selecao at next year's World Cup in Qatar.
The 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier between Brazil and Argentina in Sao Paulo was suspended after seven minutes due to alleged breaches of COVID-19 protocols.
Brazil and Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar had earlier suggested in an interview that the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar might be his last.
Argentina, who defeated Peru 1-0 a few hours earlier, have 25 points, six behind leaders Brazil. Top four teams will qualify directly for 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Raphinha was one of the England-based players who were stopped playing in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers in South America due to COVID quarantine restrictions in UK.
The top four teams in South America will secure an automatic spot at next year’s World Cup. The fifth-place team will enter an intercontinental playoff for a spot in Qatar.
The PSG star said in an interview recently, that he is unsure whether he will be able to keep playing after the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
The four Argentinean players, who were suspended midway into the match for not following health protocols, are still under investigation.
With 28 points from 10 games, Brazil lead the qualifying competition with nine wins and a draw. Argentina are placed second with 22 points.
Neymar will play with Brazil later on Sunday at Colombia in a World Cup qualifying match.
Brazil's clash with Argentina, which was suspended in September after seven minutes due to COVID-19 protocols, is yet to be played.
FIFA has proposed a plan to hold the mega extravaganza every two years instead of the traditional four years. The idea has been widely criticised by the football fraternity globally.
Brazil's game against Argentina in the World Cup Qualifiers last month was suspended after health officials removed four Argentinean players from the pitch for breaching quarantine rules.
The 80-year-old Pele underwent tumor surgery from his colon on September 4 and spent days in the Intensive Care Unit.
Caboclo's last major assignment was persuading Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to hold Copa America 2021 after Colombia and Argentina pulled out from hosting the tournament.
The 80-year-old Pele removed a tumor from his colon on September 4 and spent days in intensive care after the surgery.
Brazil national football team is scheduled to play Venezuela (October 7), Colombia (October 10) and Uruguay (October 14) in World Cup Qualifiers.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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