Liverpool icon Luis Suárez has given a hint that he may be considering retirement from professional football. The former Liverpool striker recently played his final game for Brazilian club Grêmio, sparking speculation about his future plans.

After scoring the only goal in a 1-0 victory against Vasco da Gama, Suárez suggested that his body is speaking to him and that he wants to take some time to rest and enjoy his family before making a decision about his future.

Suárez, who is now a free agent after leaving Grêmio, has been linked with a potential move to Major League Soccer side Inter Miami (via Goal), where he could reunite with his former Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi. However, his comments indicate that retirement might be on the horizon for the 36-year-old Uruguayan striker.

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"I can feel pain, my body is speaking for me. I want to enjoy and then decide for myself after a long career. I need to rest, enjoy my family… then the destiny will know where I'll be in the future," Suárez said.

The veteran forward received a heartfelt send-off from his teammates and supporters during his final match for Gremio. He was joined on the pitch by his children Benjamin, Lauti, and Delfina — as he bid farewell to the club and its fans. Suárez's departure leaves a void in Gremio's attack, with manager Renato Gaucho acknowledging that it will be difficult to find someone of Suárez's talent and ability to replace him.

Suárez's career has been filled with success and remarkable goal-scoring achievements. He first made his mark in Europe with Ajax, scoring 111 goals in 159 appearances and winning the Dutch league title. His move to Liverpool in 2010 propelled him to new heights, as he scored 82 goals in just 132 appearances and played a crucial role in Liverpool's title challenge in the 2013-2014 season.

After joining Barcelona in 2014, Suárez formed a formidable attacking trio with Messi and Neymar, winning numerous domestic and European titles. He continued his goal-scoring exploits at Atlético Madrid before returning to South America to play for Nacional and Grêmio. Throughout his career, Suárez has scored an impressive 487 goals in 799 appearances.

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It remains to be seen whether Suárez will continue his football journey elsewhere to reach the milestone of 800 appearances. For now, he is taking the time to reflect, rest, and enjoy precious moments with his family before making any decisions about his future in the sport. says: It would be a shame to see Suárez hang up his boots now. His recent return to the Uruguay squad showed he still has a lot to offer, and even at 36, he would surely be one of the top players in the MLS. The temptation to reunite with Messi in Miami will no doubt be strong, but if it is the end of the road for him, what a career he's had.


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