Born: 24 January 1987
Luis Alberto Suárez Díaz or just Luis Suarez is a Uruguayan football player who plays for FC Barcelona. He was born on 24 January 1987 in Salto, Uruguay.
First appearance of Suarez on the football field is in Nacional’s youth team. He has 10 goals in 27 matches for this club. In 2006 Luis was transfered in Dutch team if Groningen. The interesting fact is that he attracted the attention of scouts accidentally. The european scounts crew looking for another player in Nacional’s match when Luis makes a good game for his team. It was not long and he plays in Europe. One of the main reason for his moving was his girlfriend, and current wife, Sofia Balbi, had moved to Barcelona with her family. In Groningen Luis Suarez stayed just one season. For that period he has 10 goals in 29 appearances. In 2007 Luis Suarez signed with Ajax for a transfer fee of 7.5 million euro. Just a couple of weeks before that happen Ajax tried to take the stricker for 3.5 million euro but Dutch team rejected the offer. In Ajax Luis Suarez staying to the end of 2010. Since he came in Amsterdammers he had 81 goals in 110 matches. On 28 January 2011 Suarez was transferred in Liverpool for a transfer fee of 26.5 million euro (22.8 million pounds). In The Reds Luis playing to the end of Season 2013/2014. He has 69 goals in 110 appearances for Liverpool which makes him one of the best scorers in Liverpool Football Club history. On 11th of July 2014, FC Barcelona announced that they and Suarez had agreed on a long time contract for a fee in the region of 75 million pounds (94 million euro). This transfer sum making him one of the most expensive players in world football history.
Along with his awesome football skills, Luis Suarez is one of the most scandalous footballer player. A few years ago he was involved in racist scandal with Manchester United’s football player Patrice Evra. A few weeks latter he was banned for a while after biting Chealsea’s player Branislav Ivanovic. In the leatest edition of FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014 Suarez again get involved in a huge scandal after he biting Italian football player Giorgio Chiellini. After this act FIFA decide to punish severely Uruguayan footballer and ban him for a 4 months period.