Video: Suarez leaves Barcelona's headquarters in tears ... on his way to Madrid
Uruguayan international striker Luis Suarez, a close friend of Argentine star Lionel Messi, left the exercises of his Barcelona team, which has been defending its colors since 2014, in an emotional farewell, according to pictures broadcast by the Spanish "Goal" channel, today, Wednesday.
Pictures showed Suarez, 33, about to leave the Catalan club's training center in his car, wiping tears after the morning training session for Barcelona.
The best-selling Spanish newspaper, Marca, confirmed that Suárez “bade farewell to his colleagues for the past six years at the end of the training session”.
For its part, the Catalan newspaper "Sport" also indicated that "Luis Suarez left the training center of San Juan Despi in tears Wednesday. The Uruguayan player greeted his companions at his last training before signing the exit slip."
Last Monday, Marca reported on the Catalan radio, RAK1, information that, "Luis Suarez is no longer a player in Barcelona," and that the Uruguayan striker, whose contract with his team extends until June 2021, has decided to "give up part of his salary for the next season in exchange for leaving as a player." free".
According to Spanish press reports, the international striker (113 international matches) is close to contracting with Atlético de Madrid under the supervision of Argentine coach Diego Simeone, noting that the Spanish capital club is starting its LaLiga matches, similar to Barcelona, during the third phase (26 and 27 September) due to his obtaining The extra rest of the Champions League competition.
😢 @ LuisSuarez9 couldn't hold back the tears while leaving the Barça training ground for the last time
🎥 @ElGolazoDeGol pic.twitter.com/oQBGl2JUzg
- 433 (@ 433) September 23, 2020
"Marca" is titled on its front page, "It's done. Luis Suarez in Atletico," adding, "An agreement was reached between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid regarding the transfer of Suarez."
The former Barcelona player, Ronald Koeman, announced a few days after his appointment as coach of the Catalan club in mid-August, succeeding Kiki City after a disappointing season and a historic loss to Bayern Munich 2-8 in the quarter-finals of the Champions League competition, that he would not be approved in the 2020-2021 season. For both Suarez, Chilean Arturo Vidal, who has recently moved to Inter Milan, and Ivan Rakicch, who returns to his former club Sevilla, and French defender Samuel Umtiti.
Indeed, Koeman linked the statement already, as Suarez did not participate in his three preparatory matches for Barcelona for the new season, before the Uruguayan went to the last farewell share of one of the most prominent attackers in the history of the Catalan club.
Suarez moved to Barcelona in 2014 from Liverpool, where he won 13 titles in Catalonia, including the European Champions League (2015) and the domestic league title four times in 2015, 2016, 2018 and 2019.
Suarez is ranked third in the club's top scorers list with 198 goals, behind Cesar Rodrigues (232) and the absolute star and scorer Messi (634).
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