Timeline of Luis Suarez
|Date of Birth:||1987 , January-24|
In January 2011, Suarez was transferred to Liverpool where the team won the League Cup in his first full season. In the year 2014, he was named the PFA Players' Player of the Year and the FWA Footballer of the year.
Furthermore, he won the Premier League Golden Boot and the European Golden Shoe with Cristiano Ronaldo before moving to Barcelona in a transfer worth €82.3 million (£64.98 million), making him one of the most expensive players in football's history.
Despite the fact that he has had a very successful career, he is also regarded as one of the most controversial football players. He was banned from 2014 the World Cup due to his immoral activities on the field.
Talking about his personal life, the striker married his childhood sweetheart Sofia Balbi in the year 2009, and they have three children together, son Benjamin and daughter Delfina. The couple welcomed their third child Lauti Suarez in late October 2018.
Forbes has ranked him 60th in the world's highest paid atheletes with $26.9 million, as of May 2018. The player receives $19.9 million as his salary whereas he gets a collective amount of $7 million through his brand endorsements.
Long-time boot sponsor Adidas launched an alphaskin collection with the player this past winter and used him along with Messi and Paul Pogba to launch their 'Cold Blooded' collection. The 1.82 meter tall player has recently partnered with Puma. He has further endorsed brands such as Adidas, PepsiCo, My Brand, Hawker and Samsung.
In April, Gatorade launched its largest international campaign and its first in a specific sport with Suarez and Messi. His appeal has even spread to Asia where he pitches upstart tech gadget company Tronsmart along with mobile phone company Gome, both in China, and Tourism Malaysia.
The car collection of Suarez is quite extensive as he owns some of the best luxury cars in the world like BMW, Range Rover, Ferrari and Mercedes Benz. The player owns 9 luxury cars whose total value is approximately $3 million.
Apart from his work, the 31-year-old is also involved in charitable works. From sending 500 Christmas baskets to children at a hospital in 2014, to huge donations, Suarez is active in charity as well.
Luis Suarez facts on timeline
Born in Salto, UruguayJanuary 24 , 1987
Luis Suarez was born on January 24, 1987, in Salto, Uruguay to parents Rodolfo Suarez and Sandra Suarez.
Career debut with Nacional youth club2003
Suarez started off his football career professionally from Nacional youth club at the young age of 16.
International debut Uruguayan team2007
Suarez made his international debut in football as a member of the Uruguayan team in 2007 U20 World Cup held in Canada.
Married to Sofia Balbi2009
Suarez married his childhood sweetheart and longtime girlfriend, Sofia Balbi in the year 2009 and the couple have three children.