Luis Suarez to Juventus: Uruguayan to become 14th man to have played with Messi & Ronaldo

Luis Suarez is close to joining Juventus

Luis Suarez is reportedly closing in on a move to Juventus.

The Uruguayan has been informed by new Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman that he has no future in Catalonia after six seasons with the club in which he has scored 198 goals in 283 games.

A move to Juve would be a fantastic one for Suarez. Not only would he be handsomely paid by the Italian champions, he would also get the chance to play with Cristiano Ronaldo.

If he were to linkup with the Portuguese superstar in 2020/21, Suarez would be the 14th member of a very exclusive footballing club.

Currently, only 13 players in the history of the game have had the privilege of playing alongside Ronaldo and Suarez's close friend, Lionel Messi.

Messi & Suarez

Thanks to Transfermarkt, we can provide the details surrounding those 13 players, including the amount of games each man has played alongside both global icons.

Martin Caceres

Messi (Barcelona) - 17 games

Ronaldo (Juventus) - 3 games

Caceres with Juventus

Henrik Larsson

Messi (Barcelona) - 9 games

Ronaldo (Manchester United) - 11 games

Ezequiel Garay

Messi (Argentina) - 31 games

Ronaldo (Real Madrid) - 23 games

Paulo Dybala

Messi (Argentina) - 11 games

Ronaldo (Juventus) - 75 games

Dybala & Ronaldo

Andre Gomes

Messi (Barcelona) - 67 games

Ronaldo (Portugal) - 21 games

Fernando Gago

Messi (Argentina) - 67 games

Ronaldo (Real Madrid) - 24 games

Gabriel Heinze

Messi (Argentina) - 36 games

Ronaldo (Manchester United) - 75 games

Heinze & Messi

Nelson Semedo

Messi (Barcelona) - 107 games

Ronaldo (Portugal) - 9 games

Carlos Tevez

Messi (Argentina) - 47 games

Ronaldo (Manchester United) - 79 games

Deco

Messi (Barcelona) - 79 games

Ronaldo (Portugal) - 57 games

Messi & Deco

Gonzalo Higuain

Messi (Argentina) - 61 games

Ronaldo (Real Madrid & Juventus) - 179 games

Angel Di Maria

Messi (Argentina) - 84 games

Ronaldo (Real Madrid) - 166 games

Gerard Pique

Messi (Barcelona) - 484 games

Ronaldo (Manchester United) - 14 games

Ronaldo & Pique in Man Utd training

That's right, Pique played with Ronaldo during the early stages of his career in England with United and it's something that a lot of football fans will have forgotten.

Suarez's impending move to Turin will also make him just the fourth player to have featured alongside Messi and Ronaldo at club level only.

Pique, Larsson and Caceres are currently the only three in that bracket, with the remaining 10 players either Argentinian or Portuguese internationals.

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