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Luis Suarez
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Personal information
Full nameLuis Alberto Suarez Diaz
Date of birth24 January 1987 (1987-01-24) (age 32)
Place of birthSalto, Uruguay
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing positionAttacker
Club information
Current clubBarcelona
Number9

Luis Alberto Suarez (born 24 January 1987 in Salto[1]) is an Uruguayan footballer. He plays for Barcelona. In Uruguay, he is considered to be one of the biggest talents in the country. The transfer between Nacional and FC Groningen is said to have cost 1.5 million Euro. At that time it was the biggest purchase ever for the team from the Groningen province.

His brother Paulo Suárez is also a professional footballer.

International career

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 13 October 2007 Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay  BOL 1 – 0 5 – 5 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying
2. 18 November 2007 Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay  CHI 1 – 0 2 – 2 2010 FIFA World Cup
5. 25 May 2008 Ruhrstadion, Bochum, Germany  TUR 2 – 2 3 – 2 Friendly
6. 28 May 2008 Ullevaal Stadion, Oslo, Norway  NOR 1 – 1 2 – 2 Friendly
7. 10 June 2009 Polideportivo Cachamay, Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela  VEN 1 – 1 2 – 2 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying
8. 9 September 2009 Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay  COL 1 – 0 3 – 1 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying
9. 10 October 2009 Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa, Quito, Ecuador  ECU 1 – 1 2 – 1 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying
10. 3 March 2010 AFG Arena, St. Gallen, Switzerland  SUI 2 – 1 3 – 1 Friendly

Career Statistics

Club Season League Cup Europe Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Nacional 2005-06 29 12 29 12
Total 29 12 29 12
Groningen 2006–07 29 10 4 3 2 1 35 14
Total 29 10 4 3 2 1 35 14
Ajax 2007-08 33 17 4 2 4 1 41 20
2008-09 31 22 2 1 10 5 43 28
2009-10 33 35 6 8 9 6 48 49
Total 97 74 12 11 23 12 132 97
Career total 155 96 15 14 25 13 195 124

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