Mario Suárez is a Fiorentina player

Our canterano makes his move to Italy

Mario Suárez leaves behind his boyhood club

Mario Suárez leaves behind his boyhood club

As expected following the agreement to sign Stefan Savic, Mario Suárez has moved in the opposite direction, and is now a Fiorentina player.

Despite no official announcement, the move has been completed, and Mario has been pictured wearing the colours of the Viola.

Mario leaves after winning six titles in Madrid, including the Europa League, the Copa del Rey, the La Liga title and two UEFA Super Cups.

He had been linked with moves to Inter Milan, Tottenham, and various other clubs since falling out of favour with Atleti.

At 28, the canterano will be looking for a guarantee of more first-team football – hopefully he can get this in Florence.

The player has yet to comment himself on social media, with the last picture posted that of him in pre-season training with Atleti.


  • madwriter

    I don’t think he wanted to leave and I can’t blame him, and I’m sure he isn’t happy about this, but I feel this was the best way, for him and for Atletico. Wish him the best of luck and for him to win more titles. Thank you Super Mario and farewell.

  • Ahmad Hossainy

    Yes he wanted to leave, he was about to leave in the winter window last season but Simeone convinced him to stay until the end of the season .

    I don’t know, is it better to play most of the minutes with Fiorentina than playing 50% of the minutes with Atleti, a club that win trophies, play regularly in UCL and it

  • Ahmad Hossainy

    Yes he wanted to leave, he was about to leave in the winter window last season but Simeone convinced him to stay until the end of the season .

  • Ahmad Hossainy

    I don’t know, is it better to play most of the minutes with Fiorentina than playing 50% of the minutes with Atleti, a club that win trophies, play regularly in UCL and it happens to be your childhood club ?!
    I don’t know if Mario made the right decision, yes, he wasn’t playing too much, but wasn’t playing too little either, I mean he wasn’t like Illarramendi in Real Madrid for example .
    I really believe that if Mario wasn’t complaining too much and asking for more minutes -which many thought he didn’t deserve – he could have stayed .

    I wish he went to a bigger club, but good luck with Viola, and thank you for everything, and maybe will see you with Atleti again, as a player, or who knows, as a coach .

  • Ringo will miss Marifro

    Maybe he wants to feel important again. The last two seasons I’d get if he didn’t.

    And success isn’t everything, sometimes you just want to play a lot, and with Gabi and Tiago, Koke moving back to CM, Saúl coming up, perhaps Thomas, too. Mario’s future did not look bright, unless he wanted to be second pick from the bench.

    At least you can say he didn’t leave for the money, he left because he wants to play games.

  • Chewie

    Damn, is it just me or our ex-players really look bad in anything except red and white?