Sergio Suárez

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Sergio Suárez
Sergio Suárez.jpg
Suárez as a Police United player
Personal information
Full name Sergio Gustavo Suárez Arteaga
Date of birth (1987-01-06) 6 January 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth Las Palmas, Spain
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Port
Number 5
Youth career
Las Palmas
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2007 Las Palmas B 29 (10)
2005–2006 Castillo (loan) 24 (0)
2007–2013 Las Palmas 125 (15)
2013 Mirandés (loan) 10 (0)
2014 Police United 22 (6)
2015–2016 Songkhla United 55 (15)
2017 Port 10 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 April 2017.

Sergio Gustavo Suárez Arteaga (born 6 January 1987) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Thai club Port F.C. as a midfielder.

Football career[edit]

Born in Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Suárez came through local UD Las Palmas' youth system, making his senior debut with neighbouring Castillo CF whilst on loan. Upon his return, he then spent one full season with the B-team, in Tercera División; on 14 November 2007 he made his first official appearance for the main squad, starting and scoring from a penalty kick in a 2–4 home loss to Villarreal CF for the Copa del Rey.[1]

Over the course of the following six campaigns, with the club always in Segunda División, Suárez was regularly played, his first game in the competition taking place on 8 December 2007 as he came on as a 60th-minute substitute in a 1–0 home win against SD Eibar.[2] On 15 May 2011, he was one of three players on target in a 5–3 success at FC Barcelona B which all but certified the team's permanence.[3]

Suárez was loaned to fellow league side CD Mirandés midway through 2012–13[4] and, when he returned to Las Palmas for the following season, was not even given a jersey number.[5] He went on to spend several years in the Thai Premier League, starting out with Police United FC.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Suárez's twin brother, Francisco, is also a footballer and a midfielder, and both played mostly for Las Palmas during their careers.[7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "El Villarreal ganó y Las Palmas dio la cara" [Villarreal won and Las Palmas put up a fight]. Marca (in Spanish). 15 November 2007. Retrieved 11 December 2015. 
  2. ^ "Adrián (89') hace soñar a la Unión" [Adrián (89') has Unión dreaming]. Mundo Deportivo (in Spanish). 9 December 2007. Retrieved 11 December 2015. 
  3. ^ "Jonathan Viera resucita a Las Palmas en el Mini Estadi" [Jonathan Viera brings Las Palmas back to life at Mini Estadi]. Marca (in Spanish). 15 May 2011. Retrieved 11 December 2015. 
  4. ^ "Oficial: Mirandés, llega cedido Sergio Suárez" [Official: Mirandés, Sergio Suárez arrives on loan] (in Spanish). Todo Mercado Web. 1 February 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2015. 
  5. ^ "¿Año sabático para David González y los gemelos Suárez?" [Sabbatical year for David González and the Suárez twins?] (in Spanish). UD Las Palmas Fansite. 3 September 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2015. 
  6. ^ "Sergio Suárez se marcha al Police United de Tailandia" [Sergio Suárez goes to Police United from Thailand] (in Spanish). UD Las Palmas Fansite. 25 November 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2015. 
  7. ^ "The game's terrible twins". FIFA.com. 12 February 2010. Retrieved 11 December 2015. 
  8. ^ "Sergio Suárez desea un reencuentro con su hermano" [Sergio Suárez wishes to meet his brother again]. Marca (in Spanish). 28 October 2010. Retrieved 11 December 2015. 

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