Luis Suarez joins Brazilian giants Gremio on two-year deal after rejecting big-money moves from MLS and Saudi Arabia | The Sun
EX-LIVERPOOL and Barcelona star LUIS SUAREZ has joined Brazilian outfit Gremio.
The striker left boyhood club Nacional in November following a short spell.
But Suarez has now signed for the SEVENTH club of his career.
He's penned a two-year contract with the South American giants.
Following his arrival, the ex-Liverpool man said: "May the Gremio fans be prepared to enjoy these two wonderful years and try to achieve great things."
According to Fabrizio Romano, the 35-year-old rejected big-money moves to Saudi Arabia and the MLS.
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He's believed to have been convinced by good friend Lionel Messi to make the switch to Brazil.
Suarez started his playing days in Uruguay before making the move to Europe in 2006 when he joined Groningen.
His form caught the attention of Dutch giants Ajax with his form in Amsterdam earning him a move to Liverpool.
Suarez's only piece of silverware during his three-and-a-half years at Anfield was a League Cup, but he still scored more than 80 goals.
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He departed for Barcelona in 2014 and would enjoy the best days of his playing career, scoring almost 200 goals on his way to winning 13 major honours.
His final two years in Europe would be spent at Atletico Madrid, where he picked up a FIFTH La Liga crown.
And then he returned home to Nacional in the summer but only on a short-term deal.
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