Uruguayan star Luis Suarez has officially returned to the ranks of his former Uruguayan club, Nacional, starting from the next season 2022-2023 in a free transfer deal, after his contract with his former club, Atletico Madrid, with whom he spent the last two seasons, coming from Barcelona.
Luis Suarez returned to the club after 16 years of playing in Europe and started his football career with Nacional.
Suarez led Nacional to the Uruguayan league title at the time, scoring 12 goals.
In 2006, Suarez moved from Nacional to Groningen and from there to Ajax Amsterdam the following year in the Eredivisie.
Then he moved to Liverpool in 2011 and spent three seasons with the Reds, scoring 82 goals in 133 matches, winning the League Cup, in addition to competing for the league title until the last round of the 2014 season.
In 2014, he joined Barcelona from Liverpool and continued in the Catalan club until 2020, from which he moved to Atletico Madrid.
The best period for Suarez was achieved with Barcelona between 2014 and 2020, where he scored 198 goals in 283 matches, and led the Blaugrana to 13 championships, including 4 leagues and a Champions League title.
Suarez has previously won Eredivisie’s top scorer once, the best player in the Premier League, the Premier League’s top scorer, the European Golden Boot twice, and the La Liga top scorer once.
Suarez has had 132 international matches with Uruguay, during which he scored 68 goals, and participated in 2010, 2014, and 2018 World Cups.
Suarez also starred in Uruguay’s last Copa America title in 2015.
Suarez seeks to continue his football career to reach full readiness for the 2022 World Cup in November.
Suarez left Nacional for Europe for the first time when he joined Dutch side Groningen from Nacional in 2006.
After a season he left for Ajax and after four years in Amsterdam, he joined Liverpool where he moved his match to the next level.
Suarez spent three seasons at Anfield before joining Barcelona and becoming one of the club’s greatest goalscorers in his six years there. He has spent the last two years at Atletico Madrid, leading them to glory in La Liga in 2020/21.