|Real Name/Full Name||Luis Alberto Suarez Diaz|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||El Pistolero ; Luis Suarez|
|Birth Place:||Salto, Uruguay|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||24 January 1987|
|Age/How Old:||36 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimeters – 182 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 86 Kg
In Pounds – 189.59 lbs.
|Parents Name:||Father –Rodolfo Suarez
Mother – Sandra Suarez
|Siblings:||Brother – Paolo Suarez
Sister – Leticia Suarez
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Sofia Balbi (m. 2009)|
|Kids/Children Name:||Benjamin, Delfina|
|Net Worth:||$90 million|
|Last Updated:||March 2023|
Luis Suarez is a professional player of the Uruguayan; he plays as a striker for Spanish club Atlético Madrid and the Uruguay national team. He is regarded as one of the best players of his time. His nickname is El Pistolero. His father’s name is Rodolfo Suarez, and his mother’s name is Sandra Suarez. He is a former Barcelona and Liverpool legend who has scored more than 200 goals for his previous clubs. He was recently transferred to Atletico Madrid from Barcelona and is expected to perform well for his club as well.
Well, how well do you know about Luis Suárez? If not much, here is what we know about Luis Suárez to date.
Biography and Early Life:
Luis started playing at a young age. He was 19 years old when he was signed for Groningen, and in 2007 he was transferred to Ajax, where he won the title of Eredivisie and KNVB cup. In his early years, he lived at the Cerro, a neighborhood in Salto. He was seven years old when he, along with his parents and six brothers, moved to Montevideo, where he started to play youth football at Urreta. His father came from a poor mixed background; he was African. He was introduced to football by his mother.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Luis Suárez in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Luis Suárez’s age is 36 years old as of today’s date 25th March 2023 having been born on 24 January 1987. Though, he is 6′ 00″ in feet and inches and 182 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 189.59 lbs in Pound and 86 kg in Kilograms.
Due to his poor background, Luis was not able to get much education, thus not much information is available about his education and school life.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Luis was born in Cerro, a neighborhood in Salto. His father, Rodolfo, came from a poor African background; he was a potter thus couldn’t afford to give Luis and his six brothers a good lifestyle. His mother was the person the one who showed him the world of football.
He was 12 years old when his father left him and his family. During the teen years, he got into the wrong company and took drinking habits. He married his childhood sweetheart and girlfriend Sofia Balbi in 2009, whom he met when he was 15. Together they have two children, one daughter and one son named Delfina and Benjamin, respectively.
Is Luis Suarez Gay:
No, Luis is married to his childhood girlfriend Sofia and has two children which are enough to prove his sexual orientation as straight.
His first professional match was against Copa Libertadores, where he played for the national youth club. He netted his first senior-level goal in this match. He played for them 34 times and had 12 plans for them. In 2007, he made his international debut as a member of the Uruguayan team, where they reached the knock-out stage in U-20.
Although they lost the match, the but exposure he had, proved to be the turning point of his career, which helped him shape his career as a player. Although they lost the world cup, he got offers from clubs like Groningen and Ajax after it ended. He joined Groningen but was picked by Ajax for 7.5 million euros. For them, he scored 111 goals in 159 matches, winning Dutch footballer of the year.
He became the most expensive player when Liverpool bought him for 22.8 million. He wanted to remain close to his family. Thus, he left Liverpool and joined the Barcelona club for 75 million pounds. Along with Messi and Neymar, he was among the three main strikers. In the 2010 FIFA World Cup, he played an essential role because Uruguay stood at the fourth position. Currently, he is associated with Atlético Madrid, which is one of the best La Liga clubs.
He had won the European top scorer award and golden boot award twice. He is the only player after Messi and Ronaldo to win the golden boot and Pichihci trophy in the same year, i.e., 2009. Along with the Dutch League, Uruguay League, Champions’ League, and Spanish League, he had won several other awards. He had played football for clubs like Nacional from 2005-2006; Groningen from 2006-2007; Ajax from 2007 -2011; Liverpool from 2010-2014 and Barcelona 2014-2017.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Luis Suarez in 2023:
Luis’s net worth is approximately $90 million as of 2023. He has earnings of $17.3 million as his salary, which keeps on a hike, from $4.4 million in 2014 he rose to $7.3 million in 2015 and to $12.2 million in 2016. Apart from football, he appears in some of the commercials like Habib, Antel, Samsung, etc.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know:
After receiving the captaincy at Ajax he cut his long hair as a sign of respect.
He is the most frequent hat-trick scorer in history.
His nickname is El Pistolero which means gunfire due to his brilliant goal scoring habit.
He is the highest goal scorer in the history of Uruguay.
The name of his daughter is an anagram of Anfield which is a Liverpool home stadium.
Even though he came from a rough background and low-income family, he still managed to achieve what others can only dream of. He is a fantastic player and doting family man making him more unique. Although he was bullied several times in his career for his background, he still managed to achieve his dreams. Luis has proved that when you pour all your blood, sweat, hard work, and dedication into your goals, you become unstoppable. If anyone ever doubts themselves look at Luis; you will get the inspiration.