The history of Luis Suarez

2014-06-27 10:09
Luis Suarez (AFP)
Cape Town - Luis Suarez dominates headlines where ever he goes, from Montevideo to Liverpool and back to Natal in Brazil.

You can see why some fans love him, he scores goals for fun.

You can see why some fans hate him, he bites everybody. And dives. And cheats.

When it comes to goals there is no denying his talent. He has scored  82 goals in 132 appearances for Liverpool while for Uruguay he averages one goal every other game.

A phenomenal record, pity about his terrible disciplinary record and generally poor life choices.

If Andrea Pirlo is the greatest footballer of his generation then Suarez is the opposite. The polar opposite.

Why do I say that? Let's look back into the history of Luis Suarez.

On the world's biggest stage, the 2014 Soccer World Cup, Suarez decides to try take a piece of out Giorgio Chiellini's shoulder. With his teeth. Why?

This is not the first time he's bitten someone...

It's not even the SECOND time he's bitten someone!

It is the THIRD time! Well done Luis! A hat-trick! 

Remember when sneaky Suarez did this? Not sure you'll find this "manoeuvre" in the fairplay manual.

What about refusing to shake Patrice Evra's hand? And this after the alleged racist incident between the pair?

This is how he plays. Listen to the commentator as he says "I think that was a ridiculous dive in the end"!

And when's he not diving or biting, he's...PUNCHING his opponent. In the face!

And then there's this. Not sure how to describe the Uruguayan's antics here.

Suarez loves to be the victim with his "poor me, everyone is against me" attitude. What about this rugby tackle on Johnny Heitinga? 

At the end of the day, Luis Suarez will be Luis Suarez.

Football doesn't need him. 

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