Luis Suarez - Author

About the Author

Luis Alberto Suarez Diaz was born in the Uruguayan city of Salto on January 24 1987. When he was seven his family moved to Montevideo and fell in love with football. Rapidly rising to a first-team position for locals Club Nacional de Football, it wasn't long before he was plying his trade in Holland - first with Groningen and then superstars Ajaz, where he was named Dutch Footballer of the Year and amassed one hundred goals for the club. In January 2011 Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish paid GBP22.8m pounds to secure Suarez's services, making him the most expensive player for the club at the time. Suarez scored on his debut in front of the Kop, and wrote himself into Merseyside folklore. On 30 March 2014, he broke Robbie Fowler's club record of 28 goals in a Premier League season, and is on course to win the Golden Boot. At international level, he is Uruguay's alltime record goalscorer.

Featured books by Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez - My Autobiography: El Pistolero

Luis Suarez - My Autobiography: El Pistolero

Author: Luis Suarez Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/11/2014

Luis Suarez was seven years old when he started playing football on the streets of Montevideo. That guile and trickery of the street kid, the botija, attracted the attention of scouts from Dutch team Groningen, before the giants of Ajax decided to recruit him into their ranks. After a phenomenal number of goals and a starring appearence in the 2010 World Cup, Suarez was lured to Merseyside and the famous red shirt by another iconic no.7, Kenny Dalglish. From then on, the botija became El Pistolero (The Gunslinger), as he terrorised defences, driving a resurgent Liverpool towards their most exciting top-flight season in twenty-four years. But Suarez's career has not been without controversy. His naturally fiery temperament had him caught up in a very public incident with Patrice Evra of bitter rivals Manchester United, and he was banned for ten games after biting Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic. Here, in his official autobiography, Suarez will talk candidly about the highs and lows of his career, his love of his adopted city and fans, the never-say-die attitude that sometimes makes him go too far, and how it feels to be a big part of bringing the glory days back to the fans on the Kop.

Other books by Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez: Crossing the Line - My Story

Luis Suarez: Crossing the Line - My Story

Author: Luis Suarez Format: Paperback Release Date: 21/05/2015

Luis Suarez was a young boy already in love with football by the time his family moved from the countryside to Uruguay's capital, Montevideo. The guile and trickery of the street kid made an impact with the country's biggest club, Nacional, before he was spotted by Dutch scouts who brought him to Europe. Suarez was lured from Ajax to Merseyside by another iconic number 7, Kenny Dalglish. From that moment, he terrorised Premier League defences, driving a resurgent Liverpool towards their most exciting top-flight season in 24 years. But there is another side to Luis Suarez: the naturally fiery temperament which drives his competitiveness on the pitch. There was the very public incident with Patrice Evra of bitter rivals Manchester United, and the biting of Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic. Then during the World Cup finals in Brazil, in a physical encounter against Italy, he bit defender Giorgi Chiellini on the shoulder. Banned from football for four months, derided by the press, he was marched out of the country. In the summer's final twist, he became one of the most expensive footballers of all time, moving from Liverpool to Barcelona. In his first season at the Nou Camp he helped Barca to La Liga and Copa del Rey titles, scoring 16 goals in 27 games. In Crossing the Line, Luis Suarez talks from the heart about his intriguing career, his personal journey from scrapping street kid to performer on football's biggest stage, and the never-say-die attitude that sometimes causes him to overstep the mark.

Luis Suarez: Crossing the Line - My Story

Luis Suarez: Crossing the Line - My Story

Author: Luis Suarez Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/11/2014

Luis Suarez was a young boy already in love with football by the time his family moved from the countryside to Uruguay's capital, Montevideo. The guile and trickery of the street kid made an impact with the country's biggest club, Nacional, before he was spotted by Dutch scouts who brought him to Europe. Suarez was lured from Ajax to Merseyside by another iconic number 7, Kenny Dalglish. From that moment, he terrorised Premier League defences, driving a resurgent Liverpool towards their most exciting top-flight season in 24 years. But there is another side to Luis Suarez: the naturally fiery temperament which drives his competitiveness on the pitch. There was the very public incident with Patrice Evra of bitter rivals Manchester United, and the biting of Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic, for which Suarez received eight- and ten-match suspensions respectively. Then during the World Cup finals in Brazil, in a physical encounter against Italy, he bit defender Giorgi Chiellini on the shoulder. Banned from football for four months, derided by the press, he left Brazil in the most testing of circumstances. In the summer's final twist, he became one of the most expensive footballers of all time, moving from Liverpool to Barcelona. In Crossing the Line, Luis Suarez talks from the heart about his intriguing career, his personal journey from scrapping street kid to performer on football's biggest stage, and the never-say-die attitude that sometimes causes him to overstep the mark.

Author Info

Twitter Updates

If this is your author page then you can share your Twitter updates with your readers right here on LoveReading

Find out more

Facebook Updates

If this is your author page then you can share your Facebook updates with your readers right here on LoveReading

Find out more