Birth date 24 Jan 1987 (32 years)
Nationality Uruguay Uruguay
Height 181 cm
Position Forward
Number 9
Team history
FC Barcelona 2014 - present
Liverpool 2011 - 2014
Ajax Amsterdam 2007 - 2011
FC Groningen 2006 - 2007
Club Nacional de Football 2005 - 2006

Luis Alberto Suarez Díaz, commonly known as Luis Suarez, is a Uruguay international football player who currently features for the English and European giants Liverpool. He plays as a striker and is rated as one of the best forwards in the world.

Suarez commenced his professional club football career at Uruguayan giants Nacional and played for them for the 2005-06 season, scoring 10 goals in 27 league appearances and winning the Primera Division title.

He moved to Dutch giants Groningen in 2006 and scored 10 goals in 29 league matches, earning a move to Ajax in 2007. Suarez played for the Dutch giants until 2011, establishing himself as one of the best forward in the world.

Suarez won the KNVB Cup with Ajax in 2009-10 and scored 81 goals in 110 league matches before joining Liverpool in January 2011 for £22.8 million. He soon became an instant hit at Anfield and won the the League Cup with the Reds in 2011-12.

Suarez made his international debut for Uruguay on February 8, 2007 against Colombia in a 3-2 victory and was sent off in the 85th minute. He played for Uruguay at the 2010 World Cup finals and helped them reach the semi-finals. One year later Suarez won the Copa America and was named as the most valuable player of the competition. He also represented his country at the 2010 London Olympics.