Everything to know about Darwin Nunez: Career, transfer fee, contract, goals for Liverpool and Uruguay, plus what his distinctive tattoos mean

This summer, Liverpool star Darwin Nunez wants to lead Uruguay's assault to the 2024 Copa America title.  

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Nunez is making up for lost time after failing to score at the 2022 FIFA World Cup and missing the 2021 competition due to a Benfica knee injury.  

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Jurgen Klopp signed him from Benfica a few weeks after Erling Haaland joined Manchester City after a stellar 2021/22 season.  

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Despite mixed reviews for his first two seasons on Merseyside, Arne Slot's arrival should spark a new start next season after a hectic international summer.  

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After two seasons at Anfield, Liverpool signed Nunez from Benfica for the 2022/23 season.  

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He began his career at Uruguayan club Penarol after coming through their development system. His second-tier club Almeria signed him in 2019.  

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As Almeria narrowly missed LaLiga promotion, his 16 goals in his one season in Andalucia were his breakthrough in Europe.  

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In 2020/21 and 2021/22, he scored 48 goals in all competitions for Benfica, including 34 in his second year, earning him a move to Liverpool.  

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Nunez has 20 Premier League goals and 33 overall after two seasons at Anfield. He set a Premier League record with nine efforts that struck the woodwork last season.  

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