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Sunday November 10 2019
Barcelona forward Luis Suarez called up to Uruguay squad

Barcelona star Luis Suarez has been called up to the Uruguay squad for their friendly games with Hungary and Argentina later this month.

Suarez returned to the Barcelona squad for their 4-1 La Liga win over Celta Vigo at the weekend, as a second half substitute, after missing the midweek Champions League draw with Slavia Prague through injury.

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Saturday October 5 2019
Luis Suarez to miss international duty with Uruguay
Luis Suarez will sit out international duty with Uruguay next week, to stay in Barcelona and work on his fitness.
 
The veteran striker has missed half of Barcelona’s early season schedule due to injury, and the club have confirmed an agreement with the Uruguayan FA to allow him to miss the friendly games against Peru.
 
Suarez netted in Barcelona’s last two games, against Getafe and Inter Milan, and he is e
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Sunday June 9 2019
Luis Suarez delighted with Copa America return

FC Barcelona forward Luis Suarez is delighted to be fit to play in time for Uruguay's 2019 Copa America campaign.

Suarez withdrew from the last three games of his club season to undergo surgery, with the aim of being fit in time to make Oscar Tabarez's 23-man squad for the tournament.

His rehabilitation has gone according to plan, and the 32-year old netted in Uruguay's 3-0 warm up friendly win over Panama, and he is hoping to make an impact in Brazil.

"I felt good after the game and I am very happy with the progress I have made.

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Saturday June 8 2019
FC Barcelona's Luis Suarez returns from injury in Uruguay win

FC Barcelona striker Luis Suarez scored on his return from knee surgery, as Uruguay beat Panama 3-0 in a friendly in Montevideo.

Suarez had not played since he opted to go under the knife following La Blaugrana's Champions League semi final exit to Liverpool, in a bid to cure a troublesome knee problem.

The 32-year old was criticised by some sections of fans, as Ernesto Valverde's side lost the Copa del Rey final to Valencia CF, with Suarez stating that he wanted to be fit in time for Copa America duty with Oscar Tabarez's side.

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Saturday May 25 2019
Oscar Tabarez 'confident' Luis Suarez will be fit to Copa America duty

Uruguay national team manager is confident that Luis Suarez will be fit in time for the Copa America this summer.

Suarez underwent minor surgery on a knee problem, at the start of May, and the FC Barcelona striker states following the procedure that he was confident of making the tournament in Brazil.

The former Liverpool striker agreed to sacrifice himself for FC Barcleona's final three games of the 2018-19 season, including the Copa del Rey final against Valencia CF, but Tabarez is confident.

"I think he will be fit in time.

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Saturday May 11 2019
Luis Suarez: I will be fit for the Copa America

Luis Suarez is determined to make Uruguay squad for next month's Copa America tournament - despite undergoing knee surgery.

Barcelona confirmed that the 32-year old went under the knife to fix a long standing knee injury earlier this week, ruling them out of their final two la Liga games of the season and the Copa del Rey final on May 25th. 

He is expected to be out of action for a total of six weeks, and the former Liverpool man is confident he will be fit in time for the tournament in Brazil.

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Saturday July 7 2018
Suarez: Griezmann isn’t Uruguayan!

Luis Suarez hit out at Antoine Griezmann for claiming he felt Uruguayan. “You saw he wasn’t, he’s French and he scored against us.”

Griezmann did not celebrate his goal during France’s 2-0 win against Uruguay in the World Cup quarter-finals on Friday, the former Barcelona target having faced Atleti clubmates Diego Godin and Josema Gimenez.

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Saturday June 30 2018
Ronaldo coy on Portugal future

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo insists ‘it’s not the time to talk about’ his future with Portugal after their World Cup exit on Saturday.

Ronaldo failed to get on the scoresheet during Portugal’s 2-1 defeat to Uruguay in the last 16, but the attacker - who turned 33 in February - backed the Selecao to prosper going forward.

“We have to congratulate Uruguay because they’re the national team who are in the quarter-finals,” he said after the game.

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Saturday June 30 2018
Suarez: Special to face Ronaldo

Luis Suarez says it is ‘special’ to face Cristiano Ronaldo in the World Cup last 16 but warns he has ‘no better motivation’ to beat Portugal with Uruguay.

Suarez and Ronaldo will reignite their Clasico rivalry on Saturday, when Uruguay and Portugal lock horns for a place in the World Cup last 16.

“It’s special to face Cristiano,” the Barcelona striker said of his Real Madrid nemesis at a Press conference.

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Saturday June 30 2018
Uruguayan Press ‘hate’ Ronaldo

The Uruguayan Press has dedicated an article to how much the country ‘hates’ Cristiano Ronaldo ahead of their World Cup last-16 clash with Portugal.

Ronaldo’s Portugal face Uruguay on Saturday for a place in the World Cup quarter-finals, and Ovacion penned a feature that tore into the Real Madrid superstar’s character, despite it also praising him as ‘the best athlete’ in the history of football.

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