Luis Suárez

Uruguayan association football player

Luis Alberto Suárez Díaz (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈlooees ˈswaɾes]; born 24 January 1987) is a Uruguayan professional footballer who plays for Campeonato Brasileiro Série A club Grêmio and the Uruguay national team.

Luis Suárez
Suárez with Uruguay at the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Personal information
Full name Luis Alberto Suárez Díaz[1]
Date of birth (1987-01-24) 24 January 1987 (age 36)[1]
Place of birth Salto, Uruguay
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Position(s) Striker
Club information
Current team
Grêmio
Number 9
Youth career
1991–1994 Artigas de Salto
1994–2000 Urreta
2001–2005 Nacional
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2006 Nacional 27 (10)
2006–2007 Groningen 29 (10)
2007–2011 Ajax 110 (81)
2011–2014 Liverpool 110 (69)
2014–2020 Barcelona 191 (147)
2020–2022 Atlético Madrid 67 (32)
2022–2023 Nacional 14 (8)
2023– Grêmio 40 (21)
National team
2006–2007 Uruguay U20 4 (2)
2012 Uruguay Olympic (O.P.) 4 (3)
2007– Uruguay 138 (68)
Honours
Men's football
Representing  Uruguay
Copa América
Winner 2011 Argentina
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 02:00, 10 November 2023 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 02:00, 22 November 2023 (UTC)

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.[2]

Career statistics change

Club change

As of match played 22 November 2023.[3][4]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League State league[a] National cup[b] League cup[c] Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Nacional 2005[5] UPD 0 0 1[d] 0 0 0 1 0
2005–06[3] 27 10 3[d] 0 4[e] 2 34 12
Total 27 10 4 0 4 2 35 12
Groningen 2006–07[4] Eredivisie 29 10 2 1 2[f] 1 4[g] 3 37 15
Ajax 2007–08[4] 33 17 3 2 4[h] 1 4[g] 2 44 22
2008–09[4] 31 22 2 1 10[f] 5 43 28
2009–10[4] 33 35 6 8 9[i] 6 48 49
2010–11[4] 13 7 1 1 9[j] 4 1[k] 0 24 12
Total 110 81 12 12 32 16 5 2 159 111
Liverpool 2010–11[6] Premier League 13 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 4
2011–12[7] 31 11 4 3 4 3 39 17
2012–13[8] 33 23 2 2 1 1 8[i] 4 44 30
2013–14[9] 33 31 3 0 1 0 37 31
Total 110 69 9 5 6 4 8 4 133 82
Barcelona 2014–15[10] La Liga 27 16 6 2 10[j] 7 43 25
2015–16[11] 35 40 4 5 9[j] 8 5[l] 6 53 59
2016–17[12] 35 29 6 4 9[j] 3 1[m] 1 51 37
2017–18[13] 33 25 6 5 10[j] 1 2[m] 0 51 31
2018–19[14] 33 21 5 3 10[j] 1 1[m] 0 49 25
2019–20[15] 28 16 0 0 7[j] 5 1[m] 0 36 21
Total 191 147 27 19 55 25 10 7 283 198
Atlético Madrid 2020–21[16] La Liga 32 21 0 0 6[j] 0 38 21
2021–22[17] 35 11 2 1 7[j] 1 1[m] 0 45 13
Total 67 32 2 1 13 1 1 0 83 34
Nacional 2022 UPD 14 8 0 0 2[n] 0 0 0 16 8
Grêmio 2023 Série A 29 14 12 7 8 2 0 0 1[o] 3 50 26
Career total 577 371 12 7 60 40 6 4 116 47 25 17 796 486
  1. Includes Campeonato Gaúcho
  2. Includes KNVB Cup, FA Cup, Copa del Rey and Copa do Brasil
  3. Includes Football League Cup
  4. 4.0 4.1 Appearance(s) in Copa Libertadores
  5. Two appearances and two goals in Primera División play-offs
  6. 6.0 6.1 Appearance(s) in UEFA Cup
  7. 7.0 7.1 Appearance(s) in Eredivisie play-offs
  8. Two appearances and one goal in UEFA Champions League, two appearances in UEFA Cup
  9. 9.0 9.1 Appearance(s) in UEFA Europa League
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 10.5 10.6 10.7 10.8 Appearance(s) in UEFA Champions League
  11. Appearance in Johan Cruyff Shield
  12. One appearance and one goal in UEFA Super Cup, two appearances in Supercopa de España, two appearances and five goals in FIFA Club World Cup
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.4 Appearance(s) in Supercopa de España
  14. Appearance(s) in Copa Sudamericana
  15. Appearance in Recopa Gaúcha

International change

As of match played 21 November 2023[18]
Appearances and goals by national team and year
National team Year Apps Goals
Uruguay 2007 6 2
2008 10 4
2009 12 3
2010 11 7
2011 13 10
2012 8 4
2013 16 9
2014 6 5
2015 0 0
2016 8 3
2017 5 2
2018 11 6
2019 7 4
2020 3 4
2021 12 2
2022 9 3
2023 1 0
Total 138 68

Honours change

Nacional[19]

Ajax[19]

Liverpool[19]

Barcelona[19]

Atlético Madrid

Grêmio

Uruguay

Individual change

References change

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