Luis Suarez played his final match for Gremio against Vasco da Gama in the Arena do Gremio stadium. The 36 year old Uruguayan International player, who plays as a striker, will be a free agent to join any club after leaving Gremio.
In the final match for the team, he went on to score the only goal in the 46th minute of the game to end 1-0. After the match, he was given a standing Ovation by the crowd on the pitch. His family joined him as he waved his final goodbye to the Gremio crowd ,staff and players.With his two sons, Benjamin and Lauti, daughter Delfina and wife Sofia on the pitch.
Gremio posted on social media,” You wrote an incredible chapter of our history. Wherever you are, you will always be immortal. Your time at Gremio was victory and goals. You will always be immortal.” Suarez is rumored to join his former Barcelona players, Lionel Messi, Jordi Alba and Sergio Busquets, at Inter Miami.
Gremio manager Renato Gaucho said,” We will miss him; everyone will for sure. He is the one who wanted to leave. When he leaves, a vacuum will be left that is very hard to fill. We must then find another striker. It was great working with one of the greatest strikers in the world. It’s very sad he has to leave for everyone. He always gave his all for the team.”
Suarez joined the Brazilian club Gremio at the start of this year in January from Nacional. He signed a two-year contract in December 2022, but he terminated his contract early due to an extensive knee injury caused by the tight play schedule by the Brazilian club.
Suarez has scored 27 goals in 52 appearances for Gremio. He stands in the 15th position as a footballer with the most goals, 555 goals in total.