Photo: Luis Suarez
The European football champion of 1964 in the team of Spain Luis Suarez died at the age of 88. This was reported by the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF). The cause of death has not been specified.
Luis Suarez played as a midfielder. During his playing career, he played for the Spanish Deportivo. (1953-1954) and “Barcelona” (1954-1961), as well as the Italian “Inter” (1961-1970) and “Sampdoria” (1970-1973). Suarez became the first Spanish player to move to the Italian championship.
Together with “Barcelona” he twice won the championship and the Spanish Cup, as part of “Inter” Suarez twice won the European Champions Cup (now the Champions League), is a two-time champion of Spain and a three-time champion of Italy.
In 1960, Suarez won the Ballon d'Or award. – prize for the best player of the year. As part of the Spanish national team, Suarez became the champion of Europe in 1964, in the final the Spaniards beat the USSR team with a score of 2:1. alt=”1960 Ballon d'Or winner Luis Suarez has died (photo)” />
The Spaniards after the victory over the USSR in 1964
BAGNET reminds, “Real” forward Karim Benzema won the “Golden Ball” in October 2022.
Prepared by Serhii Daga