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Luis Suarez Reveals How He Reacted When Barcelona Still Wanted Him After 2014 World Cup Bite

Barcelona superstar Luis Suarez has spoken of the moment that he was reduced to tears upon discovering that the Catalan giants still wanted to sign him even after he was kicked out of the 2014 World Cup and later given a worldwide ban for biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini.

Having been no stranger to controversy following a deliberate handball at the previous World Cup in 2010, biting Otman Bakkal and Branislav Ivanovic, and racially abusing Patrice Evra, Suarez admitted to current team-mate Gerard Pique in a chat for The Players' Tribunethat he his dream move would be dead after what happened in that moment of madness in Brazil.
"After I did it I realized immediately [what I had done]," the Uruguayan explained.
"We scored our goal a few minutes after and I didn't celebrate it as much as I usually would - the way everyone else celebrated it - because I was already thinking about the aftermath [of the bite]."
Despite interest, Suarez said he hadn't actuall…

Luis Suárez and Coutinho reunited at FC Barcelona

In August 2016, Suárez and Coutinho played a pre-season match at Wembley |MIGUEL RUIZ - FCB Philippe Coutinho is FC Barcelona’s latest signing and with his arrival he can now link up once again with his former Liverpool team mate Luis Suárez.

 Both players were at Anfield for a period of 18 months and together they almost led the ‘Reds’ to a first league title in over 20 years in the 2013/14 season.

That campaign Suárez scored no less than 31 goals in the Premier League, a total that netted him his first ever Golden Shoe award. 

The Brazilian and the Uruguayan played together in 36 matches that year; 33 in the league and 3 in the FA Cup.

 The two South Americans combined to help Liverpool to one of their best ever league campaigns in recent years with the Merseyside club only pipped to the title by Manuel Pellegrini’s Manchester City in the last few weeks of the season.

In total the two featured in 45 matches for the Anfield club side by side and now LuisSuárez and Coutinho will have the ch…

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Luis suarez misses out on Goal 50 award,congratulations C. Ronaldo wins

After being forced to share the Golden Shoe with Cristiano Ronaldo last year, the former Liverpool ace made no mistake this time around, blowing the Portuguese superstar and several other illustrious rivals out of the water with 40 Liga goals in just 35 games.

Players Who've Struck the Woodwork the Most

Watching your shot rebound off the post or the cross bar is the cruellest thing in football.

Barcelona's Lionel Messi is the best in the world at any position - Luis Enrique

Luis Enrique believes Lionel Messi would be the best player in the world wherever he plays on the pitch after watching the Argentine score the 40th hat-trick of his career in Barcelona's 7-0 win against Celtic.

Barcelona opened their Champions League group stage campaign in fine fashion

Barcelona opened their Champions League group stage campaign in fine fashion as Lionel Messi scored a hat trick and Neymar assisted on four goals in a 7-0 thrashing of Celtic at the Camp Nou.

Luis Suarez hits 30 goals before Lionel Messi, Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo

The Uruguay international, who scored 23 times last season, now stands on 30 goals from 24 appearances, while his teammates Lionel Messi and Neymar have 20 and 21 respectively.

Luis Suarez was on target for Barcelona against Athletic Bilbao.
Suarez's goals have come in La Liga (18), the Champions League (five), the FIFA Club World Cup (five) and one each in the UEFA Super Cup and the Copa del Rey.
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 27 times in as many games, meaning he trails Suarez by three at this stage of the season.
Also in Spain, Athletic Bilbao's Aritz Aduriz has scored on 25 occasions to help the club to eighth in La Liga.
In Germany, Borussia Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has netted 27 times while Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski has a return of 25 goals.
Elsewhere, PSG's Zlatan Ibrahimovic has scored 21 times while Everton striker Romelu Lukaku has 19 to his name so far this campaign.

Suarez ban upheld

Luis Suarez's two-game Copa del Rey ban has been upheld by the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF), after an appeal from Barcelona failed.The Uruguay striker was sanctioned for his part in a post-match altercation following Barca's 4-1 Copa win over Espanyol last week.Barca overturned an early strike from Felipe Caicedo in the first leg of the last-16 tie at Camp Nou thanks to a Lionel Messi brace and goals from Gerard Pique and Neymar.
But derby-day tensions threatened to boil over during the second half as Espanyol duo Hernan Perez and Pape Diop were sent off.In referee Juan Martinez Munuera's report, Suarez was accused of provoking a confrontation between players from both clubs in the tunnel.Suarez will miss Wednesday's second leg, along with an anticipated quarter-final first leg tie.

Luis Suarez taunts Espanyol players after win - 'You're a waste of space!'

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez called Espanyol players "a waste of space" in an angry confrontation following an ill-tempered Copa del Rey match between the local rivals on Wednesday night. The physical match ended 4-1 in Barca's favour, with eight Espanyol players booked during proceedings and two sent off.

Lionel Messi hits the bar and Luis Suarez cracks a post as La Liga leaders are held in feisty Catalan derby

Barcelona had Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez. Espanyol had sweat, blood, guts, a high press and 30,000 screaming fans, and that was enough to force the newly-crowned world champions to draw their third league game in four matches. This was the first time Luis Enrique’s side failed to score in the league this season, and while nowhere near as catastrophic as the defeat by Real Sociedad in their first game of 2015 appeared, it makes for an inauspicious start to the new year for Barcelona.

Petr Cech reveals the Barcelona player he fears most to Piers Morgan

Following Arsenal's 2-1 victory over Manchester City on Monday night, fans have allowed themselves the opportunity to start dreaming about their first Premier League triumph since 2004. However, there is a long season ahead and more than just the league title to fight for. Indeed, just two weeks ago those same Arsenal fans were celebrating an unlikely progression to the Champions League knockout rounds.

Luis Suarez not bordered by ballon.d'or omission

Barcelona attacker Luis Suarez said he is not upset about not making the three-man shortlist for the 2015 Ballon d'Or.
FIFA announced last week that Barcelona forwards Lionel Messi and Neymar would be joined by Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo as the nominees for the prize to be given out at a gala in Zurich on Jan 11.
"I am not angry about not being among the top three," Suarez said on Thursday during a promotional event.

Are they losers???

Luis Suarez: The match-winning scorer in the season's decisive Clasico and the scorer of the decisive goal in the Champions League final itself.
  Given the devastating dominance of some the Uruguayan's displays, it's difficult to think what else he could have done to be on the podium, other than be named "Cristiano Ronaldo."
Robert Lewandowski: A year in which the Bayern striker marked himself out as perhaps the best pure centre-forward in the world, smashing records for goals-per-minute and also ending up as the top scorer in Euro 2016 qualification to ensure automatic qualification for Poland.


The French playmaker has again been linked with a move to the Spanish champions, this time by his agent, who says Pogba would cost over £70 millionPaul Pogba’s agent sees no reason why the midfielder couldn’t join Barcelona next summer but admits Juventus would demand a huge fee.
Mino Raiola,
who oversees the contract negotiations of the France international reopened speculation that Pogba could be on his way to La Liga in the future but has ruled out a potential January transfer switch.Speaking to Radio Montecarlo the 47-year-old representative believes a move is being considered by Luis Enrique.
“Why not?”, he said, before ruling out a New Year move.
“The signings of the big players are not made in January. Juventus’ value of Pogba? He is priced at €100 million [around £72m] .”
Pogba would become Barcelona’s second-most expensive player in the club’s history - should the move go ahead - following Luis Suarez’s reported fee of £75m following his transfer from Liverpool in 2014.
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