Luis Suarez who is Barcelona’s highest goal scorer in the club’s history has left the club and was confirmed an Athletico Madrid player on Wednesday. He was caught in a video crying as he drove off from Barca’s training ground. He six years journey in the club was brought to an end by the recently signed coach, Ronald Koeman.
The dutchman admitted that Suarez was a surplus for the club’s requirement. Luis Suarez played 36 games last season and scored 21 goals for the club but it appeared that looked slow during some of the games. However, that has not to stop Athletico’s boss, Diego Simeone from signing Suarez. They will both prove to Barcelona that they have made a big mistake to sell him out.
Barca gave the Uruguayan the opportunity to say a proper goodbye in a special press conference. His fellow former teammates, Messi, Busquet, Pique, Jordi Alba, and Roberto were all present in the conference as Suarez found it hard to bring words out of his mouth.
Luis Suarez joined Barcelona in 2014 and helped the Catalans win four LaLiga titles, four Copa del Rey, and one champions league trophy in 2015.
Luis Suarez made his speech in tears before leaving the club
He said during his conference talk, I want to thank, and then he stopped to compose himself. And continued, They knew I came from a mistake and wanted to support me and bring me in the field.
It was a dream for me to play in the best club in the world. I have also made many friends and that makes me happy too. It is a player leaving at the same time it is a human being with feelings who goes. I want to remember the nice moments, the titles, the goals, and the chance to play with the best player in history.
Suarez was asked by a reporter if he felt it was the decision of Koeman or someone’s decision to get rid of him.
He admitted it was obvious that the new Barca coach didn’t want him in the club as part of his team. He said The club needed changes and the coach didn’t count on me. “I want to show that I can still perform at a high level.
When the coach told me I knew because it was already done.
It was a crazy month. Things have been invented and had leaked, there are things that make you feel indignant. I am joining Athletico Madrid with so much excitement. But I have not thought how it would be playing against Barcelona. It has not been fully digested.
There was a little speculation that Lionel Messi was not happy about the departure of his partner in the frontline.