Luis Suárez

Luis Suarez
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Suarez with Uruguay in 2014
Personal information
Full name Luis Alberto Suárez Díaz[1]
Date of birth (1987-01-24) 24 January 1987 (age 33)
Place of birth Salto, Uruguay
Height Template:Infobox person/height
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Barcelona
Number 9
Youth career
2003-2005 Nacional
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005-2006 Nacional
2006-2007 Groningen
2007-2011 Ajax
2011-2014 Liverpool
2014 Barcelona B
National team
2006-2007 Uruguay U20
2012 Uruguay U23
2007–present Uruguay
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
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Luis Alberto Suarez Diaz (born 24 January 1987 in Salto[3]) is an Uruguayan footballer. He plays for FC Barcelona and the Uruguay national team as a Striker. In his home country of Uruguay, he is considered to be one of the biggest ever talents of the country. The transfer between Nacional and FC Groningen, which cost 1.5 million Euros, was the biggest purchase ever in the teams' history from the Groningen province. Suarez is known as one of the best strikers in the world. He used to sell tickets at bus stop and then used to go for his football coaching classes.

His brother Paulo Suárez is also a professional footballer.

International goals

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 13 October 2007 Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay 23x15px Bolivia 1 – 0 5 – 5 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying
2. 18 November 2007 Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay 23x15px Chile 1 – 0 2 – 2 2010 FIFA World Cup
5. 25 May 2008 Ruhrstadion, Bochum, Germany 23x15px Turkey 2 – 2 3 – 2 Friendly
6. 28 May 2008 Ullevaal Stadion, Oslo, Norway 23x15px Norway 1 – 1 2 – 2 Friendly
7. 10 June 2009 Polideportivo Cachamay, Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela 23x15px Venezuela 1 – 1 2 – 2 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying
8. 9 September 2009 Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay 23x15px Colombia 1 – 0 3 – 1 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying
9. 10 October 2009 Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa, Quito, Ecuador 23x15px Ecuador 1 – 1 2 – 1 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying
10. 3 March 2010 AFG Arena, St. Gallen, Switzerland 23x16px  Switzerland 2 – 1 3 – 1 Friendly

Club Career Statistics

Club Season League Cup Europe Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Nacional 2005-06 29 12 29 12
Total 29 12 29 12
Groningen 2006–07 29 10 4 3 2 1 35 14
Total 29 10 4 3 2 1 35 14
Ajax 2007-08 33 17 4 2 4 1 41 20
2008-09 31 22 2 1 10 5 43 28
2009-10 33 35 6 8 9 6 48 49
2010–11 13 7 1 10 0 24 12
Liverpool Total 97 74 12 11 23 12 132 97
Career total 155 96 15 14 25 13 195 124

International

As of 15 November 2016
Uruguay national team
Year Apps Goals
2007 6 2
2008 10 4
2009 12 3
2010 11 7
2011 13 10
2012 8 4
2013 16 9
2014 6 5
2016 8 3
Total 90 47


References

  1. "2014 FIFA World Cup Brazi: List of Players: Uruguay" (PDF). FIFA. 14 July 2014. p. 31. Retrieved 22 March 2016.
  2. "Suárez – Luis Alberto Suárez Díaz – FC Barcelona".
  3. "Luis Suárez Bio, Stats, News -Football/Soccer". ESPN. Retrieved 2 February 2013.