MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Luis Suárez on Wednesday confirmed that he has signed with Nacional in Montevideo, the membership the place Uruguay’s historic goal-scorer made his soccer debut 17 years in the past.
A day after saying that either side had reached a pre-agreement, the 35-year-old striker posted a message on Twitter that the deal was now official. The perimeters did not disclose the monetary particulars or the size of the contract.
Suárez modified his profile picture on social media to indicate him within the white, blue and pink of Nacional, one in all Uruguay’s hottest groups.
“I’m proud to put on my shirt once more at @Nacional!” Suárez wrote. “Thanks all for the help! SEE YOU SOON.”
Nacional additionally confirmed Suárez’s return to the membership the place he started his skilled profession in 2005.
“Completely satisfied to have you ever dwelling!” the staff stated.
Suárez grew to become a free agent after his two-season contract expired with Atletico Madrid in Spain and had been contemplating a wide range of groups that he would possibly be a part of, drawing a surge of calls from Nacional followers urging him to come back again to his first staff.
He’s the Uruguayan nationwide staff’s all-time main scorer, with 68 targets in 132 video games. Amongst different groups he performed for in Europe are Liverpool in England, Barcelona in Spain and Ajax within the Netherlands.
Nacional stated on its web site that negotiations with Suárez gained power weeks in the past, when the striker stated he was shocked the membership had not contacted him.
Uruguayan media reported that Suárez would arrive in Montevideo on Sunday afternoon and a caravan would take him from the airport to the membership’s stadium, the place his official presentation will happen.