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If we could make a list of the most improved players of the current season, Luis Suarez would top the list hands down. Having missed the first six games of the season following a 10 match suspension, Luis Suarez returned for Liverpool against Sunderland in late September and has since inspired Liverpool to the top of EPL table. He is currently the league’s top scorer, has claimed the most assists in the league and he looks set to break the all time record of 34 goals in the English Premier League. A lot of people are expecting him to shine at the 2014 FIFA World Cup and lets hope he carries the same momentum in the World Cup.
Let us have a look at Luis Suarez Height and Weight, Body Measurements, Bio and Stats.
Luis Suarez Height and Weight Measurements Bio and Stats
Luis Alberto Suárez Díaz
El Pistolero (The Gunfighter)
Luis Suarez was born on 24 January 1987 (age 27)
Place of Birth
Like most Uruguayans, Luis Suarez is a Roman Catholic.
- Father – Rodolfo Suarez, a porter
- Mother – Sandra Suarez, a housewife
- Siblings – Luis Suarez has 6 brothers. He was born the 4th of 7 brothers.
- Nacional (2005-2006)
- Groningen (2006-2007)
- Ajax (2007-2011)
Liverpool F.C. (2011 – present), Uruguay National Football Team
5 ft 11 in or 181 cm
81 kg or 178.5 pounds
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- Sofia Balbi – Sofía was 12 and Luis was 15 when they met and they have been together ever since. Two years prior to joining Liverpool, Suarez married Sofia, and the following year she gave birth to their first child, daughter Delfina Suarez.
Luis Suarez’s salary in 2014 is 10 million GBP or 12.1 million EURO. His ongoing contract makes him the highest paid player in the Liverpool football club history.
Luis Suarez had an estimated net worth of 18 million USD in 2013.
Suarez has endorsement deals with companies like Adidas and CoverGirl cosmetics. He also owns several restaurants (the “Fat Suárez Burger” chain) in Montevideo, a Football Team (the “Salto Angels”), has launched his own brand of Vodka (Pure Wondersuárez – Uruguay), and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Luis) and a fashion line called “Luis Suárez Seduction”.
Luis Suarez made himself a national hero when he handballed intentionally to deny Ghana a place in the 2010 World Cup Semifinal. The incident famously called the “Hand of God” made him popular all around the World.
When he was handed a 10 match suspension by FA for biting Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic on 21 April 2013 in a 2-2 draw.
Controversies never seem to be far from him as he is in the news for more bad reasons than good. He has had a fair share of controversies in his career which include
- A 7 game ban he received in November 2010 for biting Otman Bakkal on the shoulder while in action for Ajax.
- He was found guilty by the FA of racially abusing Patrice Evra during a game against Manchester United in October; he was given an eight-game suspension and a £40,000 fine.
- 10 match suspension by FA for biting Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic on 21 April 2013 in a 2-2 draw.
- His parents separated when he was nine. He remained with his mother and brothers, but still maintains regular contact with his father.
- Suárez is mixed race, with a black grandfather.
- His older brother, Paolo Suárez, is also a professional footballer, currently playing for Isidro Metapán in El Salvador
- While playing for Ajax, he was named Ajax player of the year in 2008-09. The following year he became the league’s top scorer with 35 goals in 33 games, and was named Dutch Footballer of the Year.
- IFFHS crowned him the World’s Top Goalscorer for 2010.
- On 23 June 2013, Suarez became Uruguay’s all-time record goalscorer with 35 goals.
- He regards Lionel Messi as the world’s best player. In an interview with Spanish newspaper El Mundo Deportivo in 2009 he said: “Messi is the best, no doubt about it. It’s a pleasure to watch him play.”
- He shares a birthday with The OC actress Mischa Barton as well as musician Jools Holland