Luis Suárez Biography
Luis Suárez (Luis Alberto Suarez Diaz) is an Uruguayan Professional soccer superstar. He currently plays as a striker for the Spanish side “FC Barcelona”, He is also a national favorite for the Uruguayan national team.
Luis Suárez Age
Luis was born on January 24, 1987, Heis currently 32 years old as of 2019. His birth sign is Aquarius.
Luis Suárez Height|Weight
Luis stands at a height of 5 feet and 9 inches, He weighs a total of 86 KGs.
Luis Suárez Early Life|Eduaction
Suarez was born in Salto, Uruguay. His father’s name is Rodolfo Suarez who was a porter from a poor mixed background having African ancestor and his mother’s name is Sandra Suarez. When Luis was seven years old his family moved to Montevideo for work. He has seven siblings. His elder brother is Paolo Suarez who is also a professional football player who played for the National Football Team of Guatemala.
Their childhood was with poverty and it was difficult for them to afford him a pair of soccer shoes. However, he managed to play in the streets and pursue the sport. His mother encouraged him by introducing him to Urreta FC which was a rich football club. At the age of nine, while he was playing for Urreta FC, he was discovered by Wilson Pierz, who was scouting for the National Youth Team.
When he was twelve his father walked out of the family and it was very difficult for his mother and grandmother to bring up the boys. Though he was not very good in academics nor very keen on football the requirement to earn motivated him to take the sport as a career.
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Luis Suárez Career
When Suarez was youth he lived his early life in Salto where he played football and at the age of seven when his family moved to Montevideo, he played youth football at Urreta FC. Suarez joined the local side Nacional youth team at the age of 14. He made his first-team debut against Junior De Barranquilla in the Copa Libertadores. He scored the first goal in September and helped Nacional win Uruguayan League with 10 goals in 27 matches.
Suarez made his first international debut in football as a member of the Uruguayan team that reached the knock out stage of 2007, the U20 World Cup which was played in Canada. There they lost with the USA. After the U20 World cup, he got offers from Groningen and ajax football clubs to play professional football. He joints shortly for Groningen and was picked by Ajax for five years’ contract. He scored 111 goals for the club and was recognized as Dutch Footballer for the year.
After that Suarez was hired by Liverpool FC and became one of the most expensive players in the year 2011. They won the Champions League and he won ‘Golden Boot’ for himself. He was named Player of the Year. Suarez played the most important role in the fourth position finish of Uruguay in the 2010 FIFA World Cup. He was also named as Player of the Tournament in 2011after winning the Fifteenth Copa America. He captained the national team in 2012 Olympics Game. He scored a 40th international goal in the 2014 FIFA World Cup for his country.
Suarez made his debut in the 2018 FIFA World Cup. On 10 October 2017 he scored twice as Uruguay won 4-2 at home Bolivia in their final World Cup qualifying match. They secured their place for the tournament in Russia. On 20 June 2018he won his 100th cap in Uruguay’s second group match at the World Cup scoring one goal against Saudi Arabia. On 25 June 2018, he scored a free kick goal and win over hosts Russia with 3-0.
Luis Suárez Wife|Married|Children
Suarez started dating Sofia Balbi at the age of 15 in Montevideo. Sofia was a positive influence in his life. When Sofia’s family moved to Barcelona in 2003, he focused on football, as a result, he wanted to follow them to Europe to meet Sofia again. The couple got married in 2009 and have a son and a daughter.
Luis Suárez Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of 70 million dollars as of 2019.
Luis Suárez FC Barcelona
Luis came to the Camp Nou in the summer of 2014 as the holder of the Golden Boot and one of the biggest stars in world football. He made his official debut for the Club on 25 October 2014 in La Liga against Real Madrid. The match ended with a Barça defeat (3-1). While it was not the most warming welcome to official competition with his new team, the Uruguay striker would go on to prove his worth throughout the rest of the season.
Just a month after his debut, Suárez scored his first official goal. It was his sixth game for the club and opened the scoring in a 4–0 Champions League rout at APOEL. He later scored his first goal at Camp Nou on 10 December, in Barça’s 3–1 win over PSG.
On 15 February, Barça routed Levante at Camp Nou by a score of 5–0 with the highlight of the day coming as Suárez launched himself skyward for a spectacular scissor-kick goal, finishing an Adriano cross into the back of the net. Nine days later, Suárez scored twice in the Champions League last-16 first leg at Manchester City, and then reappeared again on 15 April in the quarter-final first leg against PSG at Parc des Princes, scoring a spectacular goal after nutmegging David Luiz and sending the ball into the upper right corner from outside the area.
Back in La Liga, Suárez was actively involved in the scoring in Barça’s 8–0 victory at Córdoba on 2 May, netting his first hat-trick for the Club. The Uruguayan scored the second, fourth and eighth goals of the match. Two weeks later, on 17 May, despite missing the match against Atlético Madrid with a left hamstring injury, Suárez celebrated his first title with FC Barcelona. Nevertheless, Suárez returned to action on 30 May and duly celebrated Barça’s 3–1 victory in the Copa del Rey final against Athletic Club Bilbao.
And to top it all off, Suárez once again showed his decisiveness on the season’s biggest stage, the UEFA Champions League Final. When Juventus drew level at 1–1 in the second half, Luis Suárez showed his clutch scoring instinct with a perfect finish following a Buffon save on a shot by Messi, putting Barça back up by 2–1 and making the last 20 minutes of the match whole different game.
After overcoming some early season adversity and proving he could adapt to his new team, Suárez would go on to form the most dangerous goal-scoring trio in history. His on- and off-field relationship with Lionel Messi and Neymar was one of the storylines of the season, as the so-called “trident” set records and became the envy of the world, helping propel FC Barcelona to a historic second treble in Club history after winning La Liga, the Copa del Rey and the UEFA Champions League. Suárez played no small role in the team’s unprecedented success.
Luis Suárez is also the main man in his national team. He led Uruguay to the Copa América 2011 title, where he was also named Player of the Tournament. Along with Diego Forlán and Edinson Cavani, he also played a key role in getting Uruguay into the 2010 World Cup semi-finals. He also took part in the 2014 and 2018 World Cups as well as the 2016 Copa América.
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