Luis Suárez is a Uruguayan professional footballer who plays as a striker for Campeonato Brasileiro Série A club Grêmio and the Uruguay national team. He has won two European Golden Shoes, an Eredivisie Golden Boot, a Premier League Golden Boot, and a Pichichi Trophy. He has scored over 500 career goals for club and country. Dubbed MSN, Suárez was part of a dominant trio alongside Lionel Messi and Neymar, winning the treble of La Liga, the Copa del Rey and the UEFA Champions League in his first season. In his second season, Luis won the Pichichi Trophy and his second European Golden Shoe, becoming the first player since 2009 to win both awards other than Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo.

Birth Name

Luis Alberto Suárez Díaz


The Cannibal, Conejo, Luis Suarez, Mi Negrito (His grandma used to call him by this name)


Professional Footballer


Striker / Forward

Current team


Shirt Number



Ball Handling, Long and Short Shots, Free Kicks, Passing, Crossing, Finishing Skills



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Luis Suárez was born on the 24 of January 1987, in Salto, Uruguay.


He’s currently 36 years old.

Sun Sign








Suarez went to school in the city of Montevideo, Uruguay.

Family Details

  • Father – Rodolfo Suarez
  • Mother – Sandra Suarez
  • Siblings – Paolo Suarez (Older Brother) (Professional Footballer), Giovanna Suarez (Sister), Leticia Suarez (Sister), Diego Suarez (Brother), Maxi Miliana Suarez (Brother), Facundo Suarez (Brother)

Marital Status


Girlfriend / Spouse

Luis Suárez has dated –

  • Sofia Balbi – Suarez commenced dating Sofia Balbi when he was 15. In 2009, their romance grew through the years and they officially got married. Suarez and Sofia have 3 children – 2 sons named Benjamin Suarez and Lauti, and daughter Delfina Suare.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 6 feet 0 inches
  • In centimeters – 182 cm
  • In meters – 1.82 m


  • In Kilograms – 82 kg
  • In Pounds – 181 lbs

Body Build


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color


Shoe Size

He wears a size 11.5 (US) shoe.



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Luis became known for his career as a striker for the Uruguay national team and the Spanish club Atlético Madrid. However, he is still considered to be one of the best strikers in the world and has been the European Top Scorer and winner of the Golden Boot award twice.

Professional Career

Suárez played his first professional match for Nacional youth club against Copa Libertadores. Though the match ended in a 3-2 defeat, Suarez netted his first senior level goal with an impressive overhead kick. He went on to play for Nacional 34 times and scored 12 goals for them. He was their main striker who helped them lift the 2005- 2006 Uruguayan League. He made his international debut in football as a member of the Uruguayan team that reached the knock out stage of the 2007, U20 World Cup, played in Canada.

After the U20 World Cup, he got offers from Groningen and Ajax football clubs to play professional football. He joint Groningen for a short while and was subsequently picked up by Ajax for 7.5 million Euros. During his five year contract with Ajax, he scored 111 goals in 159 matches for the club and was recognised as the Dutch Footballer of the Year in the very first season. In 2011, he was next hired by Liverpool FC for a whopping 22.8 million Euros and became one of their most expensive players. His brilliance with the ball helped his team win the Champions League and the ‘Golden Boot’ for himself.

Luis was named PFA Players’ Player of the Year and the FWA Footballer of the Year. Suarez played a pivotal role in the fourth position finish of Uruguay in the 2010 FIFA World Cup. He also helped his national team to win a record fifteenth Copa America and was named Player of the Tournament in 2011. He captained the national team at the 2012 Olympic Games where he scored a hat-trick against Chile.

Television Debut

In 2011, Suárez landed her first role in television by appearing as himself in one episode of the series, Caiga quien caiga – CQC.

Brand Endorsements

Luis has been sponsored by Beats, 888poker (Canceled due to his incident at the 2014 FIFA World Cup when he bit Giorgio Chiellini), and Adidas. Suarez has also appeared in TV commercials for Uruguayan company ABITAB, Beter Horen, Pepsi, and Qatar Airways.

Luis Suárez Net worth

Luis Suárez has an estimated net worth of $70 million dollars as of 2023.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Luis Suárez

  • Luis was born in Salto, Uruguay. His father was a porter from a poor mixed background having African ancestors.
  • In 2005, he began his senior club career at Nacional. At age 19, he signed for Groningen, before transferring to Ajax in 2007. There, he won the KNVB Cup and the Eredivisie.
  • In 2011, Suárez signed for Premier League club Liverpool, and won the League Cup in his first full season.
  • At international level, Suárez is both Uruguay’s all-time leading goalscorer, as well as the all-time top scorer of FIFA World Cup qualifiers in CONMEBOL.
  • Luis wanted to be closer to his wife so he left Liverpool to join Barcelona FC for 75 million Pounds. He is one of their three main strikers with Messi and Neymar.
  • Besides being the star striker of his national team, he has played professional football for Nacional (2005-06), Groningen (2006-07), Ajax (2007-11), Liverpool (2010-2014) and Barcelona (2014-2017).
  • At the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, Suarez scored his 40th international goal for his country.
  • On 31 December 2022, Suárez would join the club on a two-year contract.
  • On 17 January 2023, Luis made his debut in a match against São Luiz for the 2023 Recopa Gaúcha.


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