Luis Muriel (born 16th of April 1991 | 179cm) blossomed into a prolific striker in his spell for Atalanta in Italy Serie A. Muriel optimizes all the hallmarks of the classical striker, with quick feet, speed, and agility. His 2019-20 season with 18 goals was bettered by the following 2020-21 campaign when he hit a career-best with 22 league goals.

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Club Career

Muriel started his professional career playing for Deportivo Cali from 2019-2010 in the Colombia Primera A division1. He joined Udinese in the summer of 2010 in transfer worth €1.50m2. He has had spells for several clubs in Serie A, including Lecce, Sampdoria, Fiorentina, and Atalanta. While most of his career has been played out in Italy, Muriel has amassed over 30 league games in the Spanish La Liga playing for Sevilla3.

International Career

Luis Muriel made his debut for the Colombia senior team in 2012 in 1-0  World Cup qualifier loss to Equador4. He score his first international goal in the 80th minute a friendly match versus Guatemala in 2013. Colombia ran out 4-1 winners5.