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Atletico Madrid and Uruguay striker, Luis Suarez, is now among the 500 goal club after scoring in a crucial La Liga victory against Alaves on Sunday night, March 21.

Luis Suarez netted the goal in the 54th minute of Atletico Madrid’s clash with Alaves as he headed home a cross from Kieran Trippier to give the La Liga’s leaders the lead.

The goal was Suarez’s 19th league goal of the season, with only Lionel Messi having more in La Liga this season, with 21.

Suarez is now the first Uruguayan player to ever reach the 500 goal landmark.

At Barcelona he scored 198, at Ajax he netted 111 goals while he scored 82 times during his stay at Liverpool.

For his country, Suarez has scored 63 times, while he scored 15 for his old clubs Groningen and 12 for Nacional.

Suarez is only the fifth active player to reach the 500-goal mark.

Messi has scored 759 times while Cristiano Ronaldo currently leads with 788 goals.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Robert Lewandowski have also reached the 500-goal mark with 570 and 541 goals, respectively.


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