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  • Luis Suárez Miramontes, also known by the diminutive Luisito, is a Spanish former footballer and manager. He played as a midfielder for Deportivo de La Coruña, CD España Industrial, FC Barcelona, Internazionale, Sampdoria and Spain. Suárez is regarded as one of Spain's greatest players; as a player he was noted for his elegant, fluid, graceful style of play. Nicknamed El Arquitecto he was noted for his perceptive passing and explosive shot and in 1960 he became the first Spanish-born player to be voted Ballon d'Or. In 1964 he helped Spain win the European Championship. Suarez originally achieved prominence as a creative inside forward or attacking midfielder for the great FC Barcelona team of the 1950s before he joined Inter where he reached his prime as deep lying playmaker for the legendary Grande Inter team of the 1960s. He played a pivotal role in the success Herrera's Inter side, and was one of the primary creative forces in the squad, due to his ball skills, vision, and passing range. He retired as a player in 1973, after three seasons at Sampdoria.

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