Luis Suárez with equals Ladislau Kubala his goal against Villarreal on Sunday, the Uruguayan now has 194 goals in his six seasons with the first team.
Luis Suárez has reached another record. After overcoming an injury that, together with the stoppage of La Liga due to the global pandemic Coronavirus meant he had not played for six months, the Uruguayan has equalled Kubala on 194 goals thanks to his finish against Villarreal
Suarez had beaten Joseph Samitier’s record of 184 goals earlier this season, on October 29 after scoring against Valladolid, but now he’s on the podium alongside the Hungarian.
Non-stop scoring since 2014
The striker arrived at the club in the summer of 2014 and since his first goal on 25 November of the same year against Apoel, he hasn’t stopped finding the net. In the 2014/15 season he netted 25 goals, despite a FIFA sanction; in 2015/16 and 2016/17 he managed 59; in 2017/18 he netted 37 and last season (2018/19) he netted 31. This season, Suárez already has 17 despite a long-term injury.
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In his six years at the Camp Nou, Suárez has played a total of 277 games in all competitions and his goals have been distributed as follows: 145 in the league, 23 in the Champions League, 19 in the Copa del Rey, 5 in the Club World Cup, 1 in the Spanish Super Cup and 1 in the European Super Cup.
Of those, 142 were with his right leg, 33 with his left and 19 with his head. Valencia are the team he scored most goals against (12), followed by Real Madrid and Sevilla, with 11. As for the stadiums he’s scored in, it’s a quadruple tie: the Santiago Bernabéu, Benito Villamarín, los Cármenes and Riazor are the four stadiums where he has scored the most goals -apart from the Camp Nou-, with a total of five at each ground.
In terms of titles, he has already won a total of 13 as a culer: four leagues, four cups, a Champions League, two Spanish Super Cups, a European Super Cup and a Club World Cup.
Scores and assists
Apart from his goalscoring figures, the Uruguayan has also stood out for his assists. He has a total of 97, of which 11 have come this season. Last December, he was handed the best player in the league award, in a month in which he scored three goals and provided six assists in five games.
César, the next
The Uruguayan only has only two players above him in the table of scorers: Leo Messi, with 630 and César, with 232. With 38 more goals, Suárez will become the second highest scorer in the history of the club.