10 Facts about Luis Suarez

Post On: March 26, 2017
By: Agustina
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The notable Uruguayan striker who plays for FC Barcelona is explained on Facts about Luis Suarez. He still plays for national team of Uruguay. He was born on January 24th, 1987. His full name is Luis Alberto Suárez Díaz. His transfer fee to Barcelona from Liverpool reached £64.98 million in July 2014. Thus, he is called as one of the highest paid footballers in the world.

Facts about Luis Suarez 1: European Golden shoe

Suarez earned a European Golden shoe with Liverpool, which led into his transfer to Barcelona.

Facts about Luis Suarez 2: a prominent striker

Suarez is always known as a prominent striker in the football history. He was called as the third best football in the world according to The Guardians in December 2016.

Facts about Luis Suarez

Facts about Luis Suarez

Facts about Luis Suarez 3: the career beginning

In 2003, he started his football career in Nacional as a youth player. In 2006, he moved to the Netherlands to play for Groningen. In 2007, he played for Ajax.

Facts about Luis Suarez 4: playing for Ajax

Suarez appeared as the top scorer in Ajax in 2010. In 33 games with Ajax, he had scored 35 goals, which helped the team to earn the KNVB Cup.

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Facts about Luis Suarez 5: Dutch Footballer of the Year

One of the prominent titles of Suarez was Dutch Footballer of the Year. In all football competitions, he had scored 49 goals.

Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez

Facts about Luis Suarez 6: the first season with Barcelona

Suarez played along with other famous players like Neymar and Messi during his first season with FC Barcelona. This trio is called MSN, which stands for Messi, Suarez and Neymar.

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Facts about Luis Suarez 7: the record of Barcelona

Barcelona has amazing record with the presence of Suarez and other prominent players. The club won Copa del Rey, La Liga and UEFA Champions League.

Facts about Luis Suarez 8: the second season with Barcelona

Suarez won the first Pichichi Trophy and second European Golden shoe during his second season with FC Barcelona.

Luis Suarez Facts

Luis Suarez Facts

Facts about Luis Suarez 9: Uruguayan national team

Suarez plays an important role in the national team of Uruguay. He earns the title as the all-time record goal scorer of the national team with 47 goals in 90 games.

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Facts about Luis Suarez 10: controversy

Even though Suarez is a skilled and talented football player, he cannot escape controversy.  He was found guilty for racial abuse to Patrice Evra according to the football association.

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