Luis Suarez becomes second fastest player ever to score 150 La Liga goals
Atletico Madrid forward Luis Suarez opened the scoring in the 2-0 win at Celta Vigo on Sunday to write himself into a piece of Spanish football history.
According to Opta, Suarez became the second fastest player to score 150 goals in La Liga, just behind Cristiano Ronaldo.
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
— OptaJose (@OptaJose) October 17, 2020
The Uruguayan departed Barcelona over the summer to join Atleti and wasted no time in finding the back of the net.
The former Liverpool forward has turned out to be one of the most prolific goalscorers behind ex-Real Madrid legend Ronaldo and former Barcelona strike partner Lionel Messi.