Luis Suárez(full name: Luis Alberto Suárez Díaz) is a Uruguayan striker and plays for Spanish club FC Barcelona and Uruguay national team.
Regarded as one of the best players in the world, Suárez has won FIFA Club World Cup Golden Ball award, FIFA Club World Cup Golden Boot award and FIFA Club World Cup MVP of the Final Match Trophy in 2015. In 2015-16 season, he got La Liga Pichichi Trophy, La Liga World Player of the Year, La Liga top assist provider, Barcelona Player of the Season (Trofeo Aldo Rovira) and Copa del Rey top goalscorer.
Suárez debuted for his national team in 2007. He scored three goals for his country in the 2010 FIFA World Cup. In 2011, Suárez helped his team win the title of Copa América. Consequently, he was awarded the Copa América Player of the Tournament.
On 11 July 2014, Suárez signed a five-year contract with Barcelona for an undisclosed transfer fee. Barça confirmed Suárez would wear the number 9 shirt for the 2014–15 season. He, Messi and Neymar helped the club win La Liga, Copa del Rey, UEFA Champions League and UEFA Super Cup.
Barcelona has been cooperating with United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund(UNICEF). They have helped more than 1 million children in 7 countries since 2006.
From 2006 to 2010, the two sides focused their work mainly on AIDS prevention and publicity in Swaziland, Malawi and Angola. Players of Barcelona also go to hospital to look after these sick kids. Since 2011, they have started to promote the significance of sports in education in South Africa, Ghana, Brazil and China.
According to a report, Barcelona and UNICEF will extend their contract until 2020.
Gareth Bale(full name: Gareth Frank Bale) is a Welsh professional footballer who plays for La Liga club Real Madrid and Wales national team.
When he was young, Bale showed his talent in football. He played a futsal match for Cardiff Civil Service Football Club at nine, which had attracted attention of Southampton. Bale began training professionally in Somerset, so, to a large extent, his physical qualities, patience and skills had been improved. When he was 16 years old, he helped his school team win the title of Cardiff & Vale Senior Cup. Bale’s excellent abilities made him get the best scores in PE when he graduated from high school.
He is described by his teammates as a footballer with “tremendous speed, great crossing ability, a great left foot and exceptional physical qualities”. In addition, Bale is a great and excellent footballer and also gets lots of awards. He has got PFA Players’ Player of the Year award in 2010-11 season, Welsh Footballer of the Year award six times, BBC Wales Carwyn James Junior Sportsman of the Year award in 2006 and so on.
Bale signed a contract with Real Madrid from 2013 to 2019. In 2013-14 season, he scored on his Real Madrid debut, a goal coming in the 38th minute against Villarreal. Bale’s second appearance for Madrid came in a 6–1 victory over Galatasaray in the Champions League. His free-kick led to Cristiano Ronaldo’s second goal of the game. On 28 September 2013, Bale made his home debut as a second-half substitute in a 1–0 loss to local rival Atlético Madrid.
His fabulous performance helped Real Madrid win the title of Copa del Rey, UEFA Super Cup and UEFA Champions League in 2013-14 season.
Loyal fans will not miss each jersey worn by Gareth Bale.