Liverpool striker Luis Suarez, golden boot winner and PFA Player of the Year, has added to a growing list of accolades having been named the FWA Player of the Year.
The Uruguayan striker has scored 30 goals and got 12 assists in just 31 games, including two hat tricks and one four goal masterclass against Norwich. Not just a goalscorer, Suarez is also superb in build up, and pulls off heaps of astonishing passes and classy tricks.
He agitated for a move to Arsenal last summer, but moved to commit himself to Liverpool by signing a lucrative new contract mid-season. Suarez has been linked with a transfer to Real Madrid this summer, but says his future remains at Anfield.
Suarez has been in consistently irresistible form for Liverpool since his arrival at the club, and has scored 68 goals in his two-and-a-half seasons, many of which have been of the highest order. Unfortunately for England fans, he has peaked just before being put in a World Cup this summer.
He has a real chance of being the star of the tournament, and a Golden Boot and/or Golden Ball could just mark him out as a contender for best in the world. Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are the standard bearers of the game, but Suarez is not far behind.
If Liverpool can keep him, he could be fondly remembered as one of their greatest strikers ever, contending with legends Kenny Dalglish and Ian Rush. And, if Suarez has another few seasons like this, a Ballon d'Or could well await...
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