How rich is Luis Alberto Suarez Diaz? Know about his personal Life, career & Net Worth.
Luis Alberto Suárez Díaz, star striker of the Uruguayan national soccer team was born on 24 January 1987 in Salto, Uruguay. He currently plays for his country and Spanish club Barcelona. He came to fame for all the wrong motives, biting Italian defender, Giorgio Chiellini, during a world cup match in 2014. However, he is still considered to be one of the best strikers in football.
So today we are here to discuss on his career, net worth and his personal life. Stick with us!
Suarez's Net Worth
As of January 2018, Luis Suarez has an estimated net worth of $40 million. Thanks to his outstanding skills and will power. His total transfer fee from moving from Ajax to Liverpool was $38 million. During his spell in Liverpool, he had an annual salary of $10 million. Later in 2013, his total earnings were $12.5 million. In the same year, he made a contract extension with Liverpool until 2018 which was worth $75 million. In 2014, his transfer fee from Liverpool to Barcelona was somewhere around $125 million. And in the year 2014, his total earnings were $17.3 million.
Suarez Early life
His aggressive nature on the field can be attributed to his harsh uprbringing, ridden with poverty and broken family, where his father left his mother to bring up seven siblings alone. It was very hard for him to afford even a pair of football boots. Though, this did not stop Suarez from chasing the sport which he started playing on the street. His mother stimulated him by presenting him to Urreta, which was one of the rich football clubs in Montevideo. Suarez scored a hat-trick as a substitute in his first friendly match and from there he started to make an impact and started rising as a footballer of high promise.
By signing Liverpool, he became one of their most expensive players in 2011. His hard work paid off and was able to earn the ‘Golden Boot’ for himself. He was named as PFA Players, Player of the Year and the FWA, Footballer of the Year.
Suarez played a crucial character 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. Luis wanted to be closer to his loving wife, so he left Liverpool to join Barcelona FC for a whopping $125 million.
Suarez Personal life
Talking about his personal life, he is married to his childhood sewwtheart Sofia Balbi. The couple tied the knot in the year 2009. The couple is living their life happily and shares two children, Benjamin Suárez born on September 26 2013, and welcomed their second child Delfina Suárez in August 5, 2010.
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