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Suarez: This is retribution

2014-06-20 08:55
Luis Suarez (Supplied)
Luis Suarez (Supplied)
Cape Town - Uruguay striker Luis Suarez says that his match-winning performance against England was for all those who have been critical of him since his arrival in the Premier League.

The Liverpool ace scored twice as Uruguay all but ended the Three Lions' tournament with a 2-1 victory on Thursday night. It was sweet revenge for Suarez who has come under heavy criticism at times since joining the Reds in 2011, having been banned for racially abusing Patrice Evra and biting Branislav Ivanovic.

"Before the game, too many people in England laughed about my attitude over the last few years," Suarez said after the match

"This is a very good time for me. I want to see what they think now.

"It has been like a dream," he added.

"It is something I have dreamt about very often. It was one of the best games I've played.

" It's an amazing moment for me. Maybe a few days ago I thought this wouldn't be possible."

Suarez did have sympathy for his Reds team-mate Steven Gerrard, with the England skipper left to pick up the pieces from another failed campaign.

"This is an unlucky moment for him," said Suarez. "I don't like it when he hurts like this. I said, 'Keep going, forget this game, you're one of the best'. He's the best player I've played with."

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