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|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)|
|2020-present||Atlético de Madrid|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Luis Alberto Suarez Diaz (born 24 January 1987 in Salto) is an Uruguayan footballer who plays for Atlético de Madrid and the Uruguay national team as a Striker. He is regarded as one of the best strikers of all time and is Uruguay's all-time leading goalscorer. 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.
His brother Paulo Suárez is also a professional footballer.
Suarez has scored the most goals for the Uruguay national football team.
Suarez has caused controversy with his biting incidents, such as when he bit Giorgio Chiellini during their 2014 FIFA World Cup match against Italy.
International goals[change | change source]
|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[change | change source]
International[change | change source]
- As of 15 November 2016
|Uruguay national team|
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "2014 FIFA World Cup Brazi: List of Players: Uruguay". FIFA. 14 July 2014. p. 31. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 June 2015. Retrieved 22 March 2016.
- ↑ "Suárez – Luis Alberto Suárez Díaz – FC Barcelona".
- ↑ "Luis Suárez Bio, Stats, News -Football/Soccer". ESPN. Archived from the original on 17 November 2012. Retrieved 2 February 2013.
- ↑ Ogden, Mark (2014-06-24). "Luis Suarez bites Giorgio Chiellini during Uruguay's World Cup victory over Italy". The Daily Telegraph. ISSN 0307-1235. Retrieved 2020-05-15.