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Luis Suárez has arguably had the most action-packed career of the modern era, both on and off the court. From the goofy to the sublime, from the biting to the dunk, especially against David Moyes, to the sensational goals, he’s never far from the action.
Love him or hate him, there’s no denying that the long-term pantomime villain has had a stellar career. The Uruguayan has scored goal packages for Groningen, Ajax, Liverpool, Barcelona and Atlético de Madrid.
Here, 90min analyzes the 30 best teams that have suffered at the hands (and teeth) of the talisman nippy.
What better way to start the list than the man in question packing all six? Yes, six! – or his goals against Wezep in a game.
Suarez, 22, helped Ajax to a club-record 14-1 win. All good practice for the buffets against Norwich that would follow.
They are not six in a game, but Suarez had a hat-trick against Wigan in 2013.
The Latics would be relegated later that season.
There are six goals for Suárez against Los Franjirrojos, who are undoubtedly grateful that they only met five times, although they lost them all.
Suárez can be seen here tying Messi in his debut season as MSN began to find his feet.
Another La Liga team that suffered constantly at the hands of the Uruguayan was Las Palmas.
Six out of six means the team now stuck in the Second Division is probably happy not to have to face him anymore.
Suarez turned his Liverpool career into a midfielder against Stoke in February 2011.
Entering as a substitute, the new number seven Liverpool scored to make it 2-0 against Kop in what quickly became a weekly ritual.
Levante was another team fed up with the sight of Barcelona and Suárez. However, they will have enjoyed their 5-4 victory over Barça that ended their rival’s record of 43 unbeaten league games.
However, Suarez would soon make them pay during a 5-0 thrashing in their next encounter, helping himself to a goal.
Another example of a young Suarez terrorizing the Eredivisie defenses.
Suarez can be seen wearing the captain’s armband here, as Ajax’s new manager for the 2009/10 season, Martin Jol chose the 22-year-old as his on-court enforcer.
Three goals in two Suárez matches saw Groningen undo Utrecht in the Europa League playoffs in 2007.
Suarez’s mullet may be long gone, but his extravagant celebrations have been around his entire career.
Perhaps one of the luckiest teams on the list, Real Sociedad only conceded six to Suárez in 13 games.
After being quiet eight times, Suárez broke his silence in 2018 when he helped himself to two beauties, helping Barça rebound from 2-0 against to win 4-2.
Like Sociedad, El Submarino Amarillo has faced Suárez 13 times and did not win once.
Nine wins, four draws and six goals prove that the former Barcelona star always wins in this one.
2015/16 was Suárez’s stellar year at Barça, as Sporting de Gijón would find out, sending him five in two games.
Scoring 59 goals in 53 games, Suárez was the star player on MSN for the only year he managed to surpass Lionel Messi.
With 40 goals in 35 La Liga games, he also claimed the La Liga Pichichi Trophy.
Seven goals in seven games typify Suarez’s ruthless record against teams from the last half of the Premier League; no one was safe.
He ended his streak against the Black Cats with five goals in his last four games against them.
A special ticket for Suárez.
Not only did he use a hat trick on the last day of the 2015/16 season to reach the illustrious mark of 40 league goals against Granada, but four years later he scored the first goals of his career at Atlético de Madrid when leaving the field. bench in his debut to score two and assist another.
Another home debut to remember, this time for Ajax against SC Heerenveen in 2007. Suarez’s first game at what is now the Johan Cruyff Arena saw him score two.
A year later, he scored again in the Europa League playoffs at Heerenveen’s expense.
In the knockout stages of the 2017 Copa del Rey, Suárez looted his 100th goal for Barcelona, accomplishing the feat in less than three full seasons.
The Copa del Rey would be one of his favorites, winning it every year during the first four seasons of his Barça career.
VVV-Venlo’s troubles against Ajax began long before their stunning 13-0 loss in 2020.
In 2009/10, Suárez scored seven goals in two games against Venlo, showing that they have long been used to sending goals in abundance to De Godenzonen.
A team against Suarez certainly enjoyed playing, winning all five games in the process.
De Graafschap was happy to see his back after suffering a 5-0 loss courtesy of a Suárez hat trick before leaving for Liverpool in January 2011.
Recorded in memory as one of Suárez’s best performances with Barça, Deportivo was the recipient of a masterclass.
Suárez, a scorer of four goals and three assists, was in top form. This match was followed by his quadruple against Gijón, becoming the first player in La Liga history to score four consecutive goals.
Another team that had to sit back and watch MSN at full throttle.
It was against Celta de Vigo that Messi and Suárez triumphed where Robert Pires and Thierry Henry had failed, the former preparing the latter to crash from the penalty spot.
Suárez enjoyed a goal against Atlético, where he now plays. He bagged both goals in the first leg of the 2016 Champions League quarterfinal, although Atlético won the second leg 2-0.
Other than that, Diego Simeone’s team managed just two wins in 18 against Suarez.
Suarez scored against Vitesse for both Groningen and Ajax, playing them eight times in total.
With nine goals, Vitesse managed to keep him calm on just one occasion.
Yet another team to receive a hat trick from Suárez in the 2015/16 season.
In eight games, the Uruguayan scored ten.
2009/10 Suarez saw just 35 goals for Ajax in just 33 games as Roda JC became another member of the growing list of clubs that have conceded four to him in one match.
In truth, Espanyol did not so badly having conceded only ten goals to Suárez in his best years.
Unlike some of the other teams here, Espanyol was unlucky enough to be tested 15 times by the forward fighter, so his count of ten could be much worse.
Real Betis did not do so well. With 11 goals in just eight games, it’s fair to say his defense struggled to contain the former Barcelona number nine.
He scored a hat trick against them in the 2016/17 season opener, picking up where he left off from his golden boot campaign the previous year.
Willem II kept it cool in Groningen, but Suarez managed to hat tricks against them twice during his days at Ajax. The 11 goals came in just seven Ajax games.
The big one. Barça and Atlético fans will delight in the fact that Los Blancos are one of Suárez’s favorite teams to play.
He achieved a hat trick against Real in 2019 and also achieved a double in 2015/16.
Barcelona have made Sevilla suffer in recent years.
They were two finalists in the Copa del Rey, the UEFA Super Cup and the Super Cup, thanks in large part to Suárez and his goals.
Suarez lost just once to Valencia in 14 appearances and scored 12 in the process. They became another victim of conceding four goals in a match.
Suarez only played six games against them and still scored 12 goals, despite shutting out in their first match.
Suárez will fondly remember his portrayal of Canarias and John Ruddy, whose nightmares are probably still haunting, after having scored two hat tricks and a quadruple.
He also seemed to score outright blocks.