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Luis Suarez Biography & Latest News

Luis Suarez Biography

Luis Alberto Suárez Díaz is a Uruguayan football player who plays for Premier League club Liverpool and the Uruguayan national team as a forward. His older brother Paolo Suárez is also a professional footballer He began his career playing with Nacional's youth team at the age of 14. Thereafter, he moved to the Netherlands to play for Groningen At age of 19. Suarez transferred to Ajax on a five year contract where Suárez scored 111 goals in 159 appearances. In 2008–09 he was named club Player of the Year. The following year he was named the club captain and was named Dutch Footballer of the Year. He then signed with Liverpool on a five-and-a-half-year deal, keeping him in the club until 2016. Suarez finished the season 2010-11 with four goals in thirteen games and signed a new long-term contract with Liverpool in August 2012. He scored a hat-trick in Liverpool's Premier League at Norwich City for the second consecutive season. On the international front, Diaz was selected to play for Uruguay in the qualifying rounds for the 2007 U-20 World Cup. He also played in 19 of 20 games in 2010 World Cup qualifying tournament and the inter-confederation playoffs, scoring five goals in the process. Suárez Díaz has also played for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, 2011 Copa América and the 2012 Summer Olympics.  
Basic Player Info
Full Name Luis Alberto Suárez Díaz
Nationality Uruguay
Position Attacker
Current Club FC Barcelona
Shirt Number 9
Career
Clubs
FC Barcelona Jul 2014 - Present
Liverpool Jan 2011 - Jul 2014
AFC Ajax Aug 2007 - Jan 2011
FC Groningen Jul 2006 - Jul 2007
Nacional Football Jul 2005 - Jun 2006
National
Uruguay Under 23 Jan 2012 - Dec 2012
Uruguay Jan 2007 - May 2017
Stats
Clubs
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FC Barcelona
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2016/2017 Primera División 35 29 13 8 0 2865
UEFA Champions League 9 3 2 2 0 810
Copa del Rey 6 4 1 2 2 540
Super Cup 1 1 0 1 0 90
2015/2016 Primera División 35 40 16 6 0 3150
UEFA Champions League 9 8 3 2 0 810
Copa del Rey 4 5 1 2 0 327
Super Cup 2 0 1 0 0 180
UEFA Super Cup 1 1 1 0 0 120
2014/2015 Primera División 27 16 14 4 0 2179
UEFA Champions League 10 7 3 1 0 828
Copa del Rey 6 2 3 2 0 528
Total 145 116 58 30 2 12427
Liverpool
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AFC Ajax
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FC Groningen
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Nacional Football
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National
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Uruguay Under 23
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2012 London Olympics 3 0 1 1 0 270
Total 3 0 1 1 0 270
Uruguay
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