Luis Suárez's net worth, contract, Instagram, salary, house, cars, age, stats, latest news

Luis Suárez's net worth, contract, Instagram, salary, house, cars, age, stats, latest news

Lewis Injai
updated at August 9, 2023 at 9:30 AM

From a broken home where his father left when he was just 12, having an accident that almost left him crippled as a child, and experiencing poverty to a point he had to wash cars to survive, all while not giving up on football. Luis Suárez's story is the kind that gives you hope. But what is Luis Suárez's net worth? Read along to find out how much this Uruguayan star has earned over the years.

Luis Suárez's net worth, contract, Instagram, salary, house, cars, age, stats, latest news
Luis Suárez runs with the ball during the La Liga Santander match between Elche CF and Club Atletico de Madrid on 11 May 2022. Photo: Francisco Macia
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Nicknamed El Pistolero (the Gunman), Luis Suárez has had a career of nearly two decades and scored over 500 goals for all the clubs he has played, including his National team of Uruguay. He is often considered one of the greatest players of all time and the best number 9 so far. But who is El Pistolero outside the pitch?

Luis Suárez's profile summary


Luis Alberto Suárez Díaz


El Pistolero (the Gunman)



Date of birth

24 January 1987


35 years of age (as of July 2022)

Zodiac sign


Place of birth

Salto, Uruguay

Current residence

Madrid, Spain









Current team

Free Agent

Height in feet

6 feet

Height in centimetres

182 centimetres

Weight in pounds

183 pounds

Weight in Kilograms

83 kilograms


Sofia Balbi

Net worth

$70 million

Social media

Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

How old is Luis Suárez?

Luis Suarez's age is 35 years old (as of July 2022).

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How tall is Luis Suárez?

Regarding Luis Suárez's height, the star is six feet or 182 centimetres tall.

What team is Luiz Suárez playing for in July 2022?

He is currently a free agent, not under any contractual obligation with any club and plays for his country's national team.

Luis Suárez latest news

On Thursday 21, approximately 20,000 Club Nacional fans went above and beyond and wore Suárez masks during a game. This comes after the Uruguayan star has been linked with a move to the said club, where it all started for him. Furthermore, this comes after the star's contract with Atletico Madrid ended last month, and he is now a free agent.

He joined Nacional at 14, and after spending a substantial amount of time in their youth system, he made his professional debut with the club at 18 in 2005, helping them win the country's league at the time. Then the now 35-year star moved to Europe in 2006.

Luis Suárez transfer news

Since his contract at Atletico Madrid, El Pistolero has been linked with multiple clubs during this summer transfer window, including a couple of European Giants, Six Major Soccer League clubs from the USA and his boyhood club Nacional.

Nacional is looking forward to signing. It even sent representatives to Spain to negotiate a transfer deal as its fans back home in Uruguay engaged in social media campaigns around the South American star's homecoming. Luis Suárez has also confirmed a possible move as he prioritises his country's first-team football as we gear closer to the 2022 World Cup.

Luis Suárez's transfer news
Luis Suárez interacts with the crowd following the LA Liga Santander match between Club Atletico de Madrid and Sevilla FC on 15 May 2022. Photo: Juan Manuel Serrano Arce
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However, in the latest development, Suárez is being offered to Borussia Dortmund as an alternative by his representatives after the club's new striker Sebastien Haller was diagnosed with a testicular tumour following his medical test examination. The club confirmed in a statement on Monday. The Ivorian International and ex-West-ham number nine was brought in to fill the gap left by Erling Haaland, who left for Man City earlier this month.

Luis Suárez's contract

Suárez joined Atletico Madrid on a two-year contract from Barcelona, where he had spent six years, won four La Liga and one Champion League and scored 198 goals for them to become its third-time top scorer.

Atletico reportedly paid Barcelona $6.2 million for him at the time, and he became the third striker to transfer between La Liga teams. He also became a key player in Atletico's 2021 La Liga win.

Why did Barcelona let Suárez go in 2020?

In 2020 amidst a strange turn of events and to the surprise of many Barcelona fans, Luis Suárez was sold to Atletico, a club with which Barcelona is competing for the same title. So why did they do it? Many theories have floated around ever since, but the ones that seem to hold water according to credible sources are:

Why did Barcelona Let Suarez go?
Luis Suárez celebrates after scoring for his team at the time first's goal, 0-1, during the LaLiga match between Getafe CF and FC Barcelona on 28 September 2019. Photo: TF-Images
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  • Barcelona was reeling from the effects of the pandemic at the time, so as a cost-cutting measure, they had to reduce their wage bill and letting Luis Suárez go was the viable option for them.
  • The newly appointed coach at the time, Ronald Koeman, had a different play strategy involving much younger players, so he felt he didn't need the older players.

Luis Suárez stats

In the 2021/22 Spanish La Liga, Suárez played 35 matches, including 15 as a substitute. He had 26 shots on target from 49 shots and scored 11 goals. He averaged 14 passes per match with a pass completion rate of 74% and had two assists. He also received seven yellow cards and zero red cards.

What is Luis Suárez net worth?

Luis Suárez is one of the most decorated footballers of our generation whose career is filled with impressive feats, such as being featured on Forbes's highest-earning athletes for a couple of years, and controversies such as his famous habit of biting players. But, above all, he is, without a doubt, a star worth millions. According to sources, his net worth is approximately $70 million as of 2022.

What was Luis Suárez’s salary in July 2022?

As of 30 June 2022, following the end of his contract with Atletico, the star has been a free agent and is not receiving any salary from any club. In his previous club Atletico, the star had a monthly gross salary of $1.3 million. He also has other income streams. He reportedly earns $3.5 million from endorsement deals yearly.

Luis Suárez's house

The star has a luxury mansion in Castelldefels, a province in Barcelona in Catalonia, Spain. He reportedly bought it for $3.6 million in 2018. It sits on a 2000 square metre plot and has two impressive swimming pools. Its located in a quiet neighbourhood called Bellmar, and it neighbours the house of his long-time friend Messi. He also has another luxury beachfront mansion in his home country's capital Montevideo.

Luis Suárez's cars

With the kind of net worth that El Pistolero has, one can sure afford to splurge on the finest cars money can buy, and the Uruguayan star is no exception. Though his exact number of cars is unknown, he seems to have an eclectic taste in cars, and German machines seem to be his preferred taste. Below are some of the cars he has been seen in:

  • Cadillac Escalade
  • Audi RS6 Avant Performance
  • BMW X5
  • Range Rover Sport
  • Audi Q7

Who is Luis Suárez's wife?

Luis Suárez is married to his childhood sweetheart Sofia Balbi, the woman behind his interest and drive in soccer. The pair met when they were teenagers but were separated in 2003 when Sofia moved to Europe with his family. They had a three-year long-distance relationship before finally reuniting when the star moved to Europe.

The couple married in 2009 in a civil ceremony but renewed their vows during their tenth anniversary. They are blessed with three kids.

Luis Suárez Instagram and other socials

El Pistolero is one of the most famous footballers in the world. He has a combined following of over 79 million across major social media platforms. As of 23 July, Suárez has over 44 million followers on Instagram, over 17.2 million followers on his Twitter handle and over 18 million followers on his official Facebook page.

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