Luis Suárez scored his 150th LaLiga goal in Atlético Madrid’s win at Celta Vigo on Saturday, becoming the second fastest player to reach that milestone in the competition this century.
Suárez brings up landmark figure in 2-0 win in Vigo
The Uruguay international opened the scoring at Balaídos with a sweeping early finish from eight yards, before Yannick Carrasco sealed a 2-0 victory for Atleti in time added on.
Suárez got to the figure in 195 appearances – faster than former team-mate Lionel Messi and behind only Cristiano Ronaldo, who reached it in 140 games for Real Madrid.
150 – Luis Suárez has scored 150 goals in 195 appearances in LaLiga, becoming the second fastest player to reach this milestone in the competition in the 21st century, after Cristiano Ronaldo (140). Predatory. pic.twitter.com/DpW7wnrBSe
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Three goals for Atlético, 147 for Barcelona
Suárez has scored three goals for new side Atlético and 147 with Barcelona, where he spent six trophy-laden campaigns before leaving the club ahead of this season.
Of his 150 LaLiga goals, 110 have been scored with his right foot, 26 with his left and 14 with his head.
Suárez’s impressive haul is boosted by nine penalties, while eight of his goals have come from outside the penalty area.