On This Day

Luis Suárez Miramontes

Profession: Football Star


Born: May 2, 1935
Birthplace: A Coruña, Galicia, Spain
Age: 85 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus

Historical Events

  • 1960-12-13 Ballon d'Or: Barcelona midfielder Luis Suárez is named best football player in Europe ahead of Real Madrid's Hungarian forward Ferenc Puskás and Hamburg striker Uwe Seeler
  • 1961-12-12 Ballon d'Or: Juventus' Argentine forward Omar Sívori wins award for best football player in Europe ahead of Spanish midfielder Luis Suárez and English forward Johnny Haynes
  • 1964-12-22 Ballon d'Or: Manchester United striker Denis Law wins award for best European football player; beats Inter midfielder Luis Suárez and Real Madrid winger Amancio Amaro; first Scotsman to win the award

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