Legendary former Inter Milan midfielder Luis Suarez has passed away at the age of 88.

This according to Italian broadcaster SportMediaset, via FCInterNews, who report that the Spaniard has died. They do not give a cause of death for the legendary former midfielder.

Suarez earned a reputation as one of Inter’s greatest ever midfielder during his nearly a decade spent with the club.

The Spaniard has already had a glittering career prior to his arrival at the San Siro. After stints with Deportivo La Coruna and the now defunct Condal, Suarez joined Barcelona in 1955.

With the Blaugranas, Suarez would become one of Europe’s most renowned footballers over six seasons.

The Spaniard made 255 appearances at the Camp Nou. He helped Barcelona to two La Liga titles in 1959 and 1960.

In 1960, whilst playing for Barcelona, Suarez won the Ballon D’Or. He remains the only Spanish footballer to ever do so.

Inter Milan Where Luis Suarez Truly Cemented His Legacy

In 1961, at the age of 26, Suarez made the move to Inter.

There, the Spaniard’s iconic status was really secured.

Over the course of nine seasons at the San Siro, Suarez made a total of 333 appearances. He scored 55 goals from midfield, and was at the heart of the legendary “Grande Inter” team of the 1960s.

With the Nerazzurri, Suarez won three Serie A titles, in 1963, 1965, and 1966. He also memorably won the European Cup twice as part of Helenio Herrera’s legendary side. These wins came in 1964 and 1965.

After leaving Inter in 1970, Suarez joined Sampdoria. He would go on to spend three seasons in Liguria before hanging up his boots at the age of 38.

It wasn’t long before the Spaniard went into coaching, starting with the Genoa Primavera team.

In 1974, Suarez took over as coach at Inter. This was the first of three spells in charge of the Nerazzurri, one of which was as interim coach.

The Spaniard would also enjoy spells on the bench with several other clubs including Cagliari, SPAL, and his old team Deportivo la Coruna.

Suarez also made 32 appearances for the Spanish national team as a player, scoring fourteen goals in the process. He also coached La Roja between 1988 and 1991.