Sofia Balbi Biography
(Wife of Uruguayan Footballer Luis Suarez)
Birthday: November 10, 1989 (Scorpio)
Born In: Montevideo, Uruguay
Sofia Balbi happens to be a young and vivacious Uruguayan woman who gained global fame after she married famous Uruguayan footballer Luis Suarez. She met Luis for the first time when she was all of 13 years old. Luis Suarez, who was 15 years old at that time, used to work as a street sweeper in Montevideo and was completely smitten by Sofia. Slowly and gradually, the two youngsters started dating each other frequently, and though Luis came from a very poor family, Sofia’s parents who were relatively well-off, willingly accepted their relationship. At the age of 14, Sofia and her family relocated to Barcelona in Spain while Luis continued to represent Nacional, a local soccer club. Suarez moved to Netherlands at age 19 following his signing a contract with the Dutch football club, FC Groningen. Luis was keen to shift to Europe so that he could join up with Sofia and stay close to her. Sofia and Suarez got married six years after she had emigrated from Uruguay. Sofia gave birth to a baby daughter within a year of her marriage while her second child, a son, was born three years after the birth of her daughter. Sofia prefers to stay in the shadow of her husband, away from the limelight, and spends her time bringing up the children.