Luis Suárez facts for kids
Suarez with Uruguay in 2014
|Full name||Luis Alberto Suárez Díaz|
|Date of birth||24 January 1987|
|Place of birth||Salto, Uruguay|
|Height||1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Luis Alberto Suarez Diaz (born 24 January 1987 in Salto) 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.
His brother Paulo Suárez is also a professional footballer.
Suarez has scored the most goals for the Uruguay national football team.
|1.||13 October 2007||Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay||Bolivia||1 – 0||5 – 5||2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying|
|2.||18 November 2007||Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay||Chile||1 – 0||2 – 2||2010 FIFA World Cup|
|5.||25 May 2008||Ruhrstadion, Bochum, Germany||Turkey||2 – 2||3 – 2||Friendly|
|6.||28 May 2008||Ullevaal Stadion, Oslo, Norway||Norway||1 – 1||2 – 2||Friendly|
|7.||10 June 2009||Polideportivo Cachamay, Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela||Venezuela||1 – 1||2 – 2||2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying|
|8.||9 September 2009||Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay||Colombia||1 – 0||3 – 1||2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying|
|9.||10 October 2009||Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa, Quito, Ecuador||Ecuador||1 – 1||2 – 1||2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying|
|10.||3 March 2010||AFG Arena, St. Gallen, Switzerland||Switzerland||2 – 1||3 – 1||Friendly|
Club Career Statistics
- As of 15 November 2016
|Uruguay national team|
Images for kids
Suárez on the training field of Groningen in 2006
Suárez (with the Ajax pennant) as Ajax captain in 2010. Suárez was named captain in the 2009–10 season.
Suárez (left) was signed by Liverpool on the same day as Andy Carroll
Suárez about to score a 35-yard free kick against Zenit Saint Petersburg, his second goal in a 3–1 win, March 2013
Suárez making his Barcelona debut against Club León in August 2014. After serving his four month suspension for biting at the 2014 World Cup he made his competitive debut for the club on 25 October.
Suárez strikes against Sevilla in the 2015 UEFA Super Cup.
Suárez was named most valuable player of the 2011 Copa América
Suárez (middle) celebrating one of his two goals against England at the 2014 World Cup
Suárez playing against Portugal in the last 16 of the 2018 World Cup
Suárez named man of the match on the big screen for his display against Saudi Arabia at the 2018 World Cup
Suárez in action for Liverpool takes on Sylvain Distin of Everton during the Merseyside Derby in 2012
Previously with Adidas, Suárez has been sponsored by Puma since 2018. He wears Puma Future 2.1.
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