The Uruguayan footballer Luis Suarez has an updated net worth of $40 million after his updated contract salary of £10.4 million. He is married to Sofia and has 2 children. Undoubtedly, football or soccer is a game under whose frenzy, the entire globe is spinning. Thus, it’s natural that is star players will attract equal frenzy and idolship. One such player of modern times is Luis Suarez. This extremely talented player has also created quite a reputation for himself as being surrounded by controversy. His latest net worth is estimated to be $40 million. With a salary of about $16 million, he is amongst the top 10 richest celebrity in soccer world.
|Name||Luis Alberto Suarez Diaz|
|Net Worth||$40 Million|
|Source of Income||Football|
|Annual Salary||£10.4 Million ($13.5 million)|
|Birth Date||January 24, 1987|
|Height||1.82 m / 6.0 feet|
Born as the fourth amongst seven children on January 24th, 1987 in Salto, Uruguay, Luis Alberto Suárez Díaz and his family shifted to Montevideo when he was seven years old. Two years later, his parents got divorced. The star began his journey to fame in 2003 with the Nacional Club in 2003. Making 29 appearances and scoring 12 with them, he moved on to Dutch Club Gronenngen in 2006/2007 and got transferred to Ajax in 2007. In 2010, he helped them win the KNVB Cup and won himself the title, ‘Dutch Footballer of the Year’ with a tally of 49 goals in the tournament. In 2011, the Liverpool Clun signed him from Ajax. They paid a whopping £22.8 million for his transfer which is the second most expensive amount paid by the team. In his three year tenure with them, he scored 69 goals in 110 matches. In 2014, he got signed by Barcelona with an enormous transfer fee of £75 million which is considered the most expensive transfer as of yet in the football scene. Till today he plays as a striker for this Spanish Club as well as the Uruguay National Team for whom he had scored over 44 goals in 88 matches. Today, he is ranked 20th amongst the world’s highest earning players. His income is supplemented from various endorsements like Pepsi, Beats, etc. Some of his major wins are the Champions League with Barcelona; Uruguayan League, Dutch League and Spanish League. He is deemed as the best forwards of the world today.
Suarez also has a long history of controversies with his fiery temper getting the better of him. He has been involved in various incidents like headbutting referee and even biting other players in the heat of the game. Once, he was also banned on grounds of racial abuse dished out to Patrice Evra.
On the personal front, his pet name is El Pistolero and he lives in a beautiful and heavily guarded mansion, the Woolton, Merseyside mansion in UK which is estimated to be worth $34 million. He owns an Audi and a BMW. Married to his long time girlfriend, Sofia Balbi, he has a son and a daughter with her. We wish him many more successes.