This Sunday, the Uruguayan striker celebrated 500 goals by achieving his 19th goal in 31 matches for Atletico.
Uruguayan striker from Atletico Madrid Luis Suarez, who scored the 500th goal in his professional career yesterday against Alaves (1-0), celebrated by donating 500 balls to youth clubs in the cities where he played in his career.
The Uruguayan striker, who during his professional career has passed through Nacional de Montevideo (Uruguay), Groningen, Ajax (Netherlands), Liverpool (UK), Barcelona and Atletico Madrid (Spain), donated these balls to clubs and institutions in these cities that work with boys and girls with football as an element It is an element of development or social cohesion.
“I wanted to give back to the seven teams that trained me as a footballer, and give a boost to youth clubs that need support and equipment to encourage them to pursue their dreams,” said Suarez, through a statement from Puma, the sponsoring company. Him, for which he designed special shoes for the brand.
Among those clubs, in Spain, are the Inclusive Soccer School of the Trinijove Private Foundation in Barcelona and Dragones de Lavapiés in Madrid, as detailed by EFE sources from the sportswear company that distributed these balls donated by Luis Suarez.
This Sunday, the Uruguayan striker celebrated 500 goals by achieving his nineteenth goal in 31 matches with Atletico, to which he added 198 goals he scored with Barcelona (where he was the third-highest scorer for the historic club), 111 with Ajax from Amsterdam, 82. With Liverpool, England, 15 with Groningen And 12 with Nacional de Montevideo, the club in which he made his professional debut as a professional player in May 2005. Besides these, 63 goals were added with Uruguay, which also has the highest historical product. (Dr)