Leonardo Suárez

Leo Suárez
Personal information
Full name Leonardo Gabriel Suárez
Date of birth (1996-03-30) 30 March 1996
Place of birth San Martín, Argentina
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Villarreal B
Youth career
2000–2002 Villa Esperanza
2002–2014 Boca Juniors
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2015 Boca Juniors 2 (0)
2015– Villarreal B 20 (4)
National team
2011 Argentina U15 5 (1)
2013 Argentina U17 9 (3)
2015– Argentina U20 3 (1)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 October 2015.

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 27 January 2015
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Gabriel and the second or maternal family name is Suárez.

Leonardo 'Leo' Gabriel Suárez (born 30 March 1996) is an Argentine footballer who plays for Spanish club Villarreal CF B as a right winger.

Club career

Born in General San Martín Partido, Suárez joined Boca Juniors' youth setup in 2002, aged six, after starting it out at lowly Villa Esperanza.[1] He made his first team debut on 9 November 2014, coming on as a second half substitute for Federico Carrizo in a 2–0 home win against Club Atlético Tigre for the Primera División championship.[2]

On 10 December 2014 Suárez moved to Villarreal CF, after agreeing to a 5 12-year deal for a 2million fee.[3][4] He was assigned to the reserves in Segunda División B.

International career

A regular name in Argentina's youth squads, Suárez was called up by under-20s for the 2015 South American Youth Football Championship, held in Uruguay.[5] He made his debut in the competition on 18 January, coming on as a second-half substitute for Ángel Correa in a 6–2 routing over Peru; he also scored the fifth and assisted Giovanni Simeone in the sixth.[6]

Four days later, Suárez started in a 3–0 win against Bolivia, and provided the assist in all of the three goals.[7] He finished the tournament with three appearances and four assists, as his side were crowned champions.


Argentina U20


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