death of Spanish legend Luis Suárez


The world of football is in mourning. Luis Suárez, former pillar of the Grande Inter of the 60s, died this Sunday morning. Born in La Coruña in 1935, the Spanish striker died this morning at the age of 88 following an illness. The one nicknamed “Luisito” had won the Ballon d’Or in 1960 after another breathtaking season in the jersey of FC Barcelona (176 games, 80 goals). He then offered himself a busy second part of his career when he arrived at Inter the following summer at the express request of Argentine coach Helenio Herrera.

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Arrived from Barcelona for 300 million old Italian liras, Suarez played 333 games for Inter, scoring 55 goals and winning three Scudetti, two European Cups and two Intercontinental Cups. He played for the Nerazzurri until 1970 when he transferred to Sampdoria for the last three seasons of his career. As a player, he participated in two World Cups and won Euro 1964 with Spain. Converted into a coach, Luis Suárez led the Spanish team from 1988 to 1991.

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