End of the mystery: Luis Suárez has confirmed that he will play at the Nacional de Montevideo

He chose Nacional despite offers from MLS

One of the great novels of the pass market has come to an end: Luis Suarez He confirmed in which club he will play this semester, which will have its epilogue at the World Cup in Qatar, where he will go to defend the jersey of the Uruguayan national team. The 35-year-old striker used a video posted on social media to communicate his decision.

“Hello everyone, first of all I wanted to thank you for all the love my family and I have received over the past few days which has been awesome. All the videos were very exciting, the messages that reached us, which touched us a lot, in this situation that had to be resolved. And it was impossible to reject this possibility of playing again for Nacional. We have a preliminary agreement with the club, and in the next few hours the details will be finalized and we hope that the agreement that we all want will be reached. I hope to be able to take advantage of this new stage and give you an appointment in the next few days. Hugs to you all and thank you for all the love you have given us. See you soon,” he said in his speech, which lasted almost a minute.

Thus, Lucho, who was released after crossing the Atlético Madrid and flirted with River Plate, possibility fell after the elimination of the Argentine cast from the Copa Libertadores, he was inclined to return to the club which served as a platform for him in his career, and whose fans mounted a great campaign on the networks to convince him. So, the president of the Sac, Jose Fuentesmoved to make a formal offer, which the striker ended up accepting.

Lucho Suárez's masks in Central Park, part of the fans' campaign to convince him (Pablo PORCIUNCULA / AFP)
Lucho Suárez’s masks in Central Park, part of the fans’ campaign to convince him (Pablo PORCIUNCULA / AFP)

In the last hours, other offers from the MLS, the United States League, had emerged. Seattle Sounders and Los Angeles FC they tried it The aforementioned Fuentes had accepted that the final answer would come this Tuesday, and it emerged from a video that was shouted like a goal at the Parque Central stadium: Suárez opted to play the Copa Sudamericana and the tournament Uruguayan Clausura with Nacional.

Born in the city of Salto in 1987, Suárez officially made his Nacional debut in May 2005 and said goodbye in July 2006 after playing 48 games, scoring 12 official goals and winning the Uruguayan league twice. .

Groningen in the Netherlands bought him for a million dollars and from there he formed an impressive career: he went through Ajax, Liverpool, Barcelona and Aleti. With the Uruguayan national team, he managed to become the all-time top scorer, won the 2011 Copa América and reached the semi-finals of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.


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