Uruguay striker Luis Suarez’s message to Liverpool teammates

Luis Suarez remembers his Liverpool teammates in his video message following Uruguay’s victory over England on Thursday.

Luis Suarez was visibly emotional after leading Uruguay to a fantastic victory over England in Sao Paulo on Thursday.

The 27-year-old scored both goals for the South American team as they got the better of the Three Lions 2-1 in their World Cup Group D clash at the Arena de Sao Paulo.

The Liverpool striker put his side in the lead six minutes before half time when he connected with a brilliant delivery from Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani to head home past Joe Hart from inside the England penalty box.

Wayne Rooney equalised for Roy Hodgson’s side on 75 minutes when he tapped in a cross from the right for his first goal in the World Cup.

However, a defensive mistake from England and Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard allowed Suarez to steal in on the ball and fire past Manchester City goalkeeper Hart five minutes from full time.

The victory for Uruguay combined with defeat for Italy against Costa Rica on Friday saw England get knocked out of the tournament in Brazil.

After the clash on Thursday, Suarez was very emotional and claimed that he had dreamt of scoring twice against England. He added that his performance would now shut up the critics in England who have vilified him since his move to Liverpool from Ajax in January 2011.

It was an emotional outburst from a player who clearly thought that he had something to prove, but now after having calmed himself, he has sent the following video message via 888poker.com to his Liverpool teammates who were in the England line-up on Thursday.

Although Suarez’s video message is largely aimed at his fans and the Uruguayan public, he did not forget the Liverpool players he came up against on Thursday and sent them his regards: Glen Johnson, Gerrard, Jordan Henderson, Raheem Sterling, Daniel Sturridge and Rickie Lambert (who joined the Reds from Southampton just before the World Cup).

It is indeed remarkable for Suarez to remember his Liverpool teammates even though they are now rivals on the international stage. It is pretty much clear that while the former Ajax star may not like how he has been treated by the English press, he is very thankful to his Liverpool teammates and the Merseyside outfit’s fans for their support throughout his time in England.

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