they Tell their friends that there are those who prefer not to play anything against him, lest he will win. As to the Trick, a card game which shared among others with Messi –while still discussing the rules because they are not identical in Argentina and Uruguay – and with that you grab a few upsets morrocotudos if you lose. “It gets bad because, as they say, does not like to lose nor to the letters,” says who well know him. “But so is Luis Suarez, a born competitor, a player who always want to have on your side by what you give and spread,” says a veteran of the barca dressing room. And so the plasma in the field, especially when they play games of great depth, such as the classic against Madrid –who has made a hat-trick in their final confrontation – and the derby with Espanyol, who challenges him tonight. “We’re doing a follow-up, but we think that you will be playing and doing well. But when it’s two games in a row with intensity look at it a little bit,” said Ernesto Valverde with respect to the striker, who has the right knee to be punished. “But nothing that prevents you from playing”, make it clear from the environment of the player.


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From Uruguay explained that in order to understand Suárez and his character charrúa there is that you see him against Atletico. In these duels is measured with his friend and fellow selection Diego Godin, with whom he shared team National with and which always ends up to trompadas. An example was given in 2015, when embraced and sent compliments before the duel to go to the nudges, insults and all kinds of ruses to destabilize the opponent, fight paid because the defender asked for a card for the front to understand who feigned shock. “Luis is the example of the footballer uruguayan, a country that is a miracle of the football, because every year it exports dozens of top players. Most are defenses, but he, as a striker, also distils the claw uruguayan”, analyzed from the offices of the city sports club. And, from the Nou Camp, added: “Luis Suárez is what you see. You do not have secrets, don’t cheat. He Bahsegel may not possess a great shot or a great dribble, which is not the fastest or the most skilled. But there are very few that will be able to match in strength of mind because facing and overcoming any challenge as he did in Nacional, Groningen, Ajax, Liverpool and Barça”.

If good go at odds with the goal in the Champions league, then posted two goals in the last 22 meetings, in LaLiga is a cyclone, for more that the story has it that at each start of the course must retake its cache because it costs to sharpen the definition. In the first year amounted to 393 minutes without scoring, in the third reached 478 and in this he came to the 631, a streak that broke down in front of the Seville, then a leader and therefore a shock of the great, one of his own. Gotten one, tucked it all because sum of nine targets, two goals from top scorer (Stuani), one of the Blades and with the same as your buddy Messi. “He lives for the goal. Up in the workouts is not quiet up to that mark of yours,” told from the locker room. Jorge Valdano explains his way: “Suarez has a pattern of play based on faith, which makes a player passionate, determined and above all resistant to the frustration. For him, in any match, there is a single play, important: the following”.

it Happens, however, that you drag from the previous course some discomfort in the right knee because it has worn out the cartilage. “I’m fucking great, now I don’t have any pain,” noted a couple of days ago the footballer to a good friend. What that does not remove the existence of the problem, which has finally been recognised striker. “I didn’t want to stop because you make feelings with the minutes on the field” count from the offices of Barcelona; “his philosophy was passing by to play everything and as I was racking up minutes I knew that we would fall more goals. It’s like a hunter but in the area, because the one who goes hunting is not done in 10 minutes, but is, is and is”. And involved from the sports city: “But realized that I also needed to stop for the better”. That is why he has already made two stops with the meetings of the selection, and from the club sisean that, having regard to the good treatment result with stem cells, is likely to return to stop after the derby with Espanyol to return after christmas. “With this it will be perfect”, they say. But for the match against Espanyol, as always, will be in the first battalion.