Injuries are not only a physical question, which is the most important thing, of course, but also a question of your mind. If you’re thinking: ‘I’m not going to make it’, ‘I can’t cope’, ‘it hurts’, ‘it’s never going to get better’, then it won’t.
I want to change the bad boy image that has stuck for a bit because I don’t think I am at all how I have been portrayed. I would like that to change because it’s awful to hear and read what is said of you.
Luis Suárez Quotes On Bad Mood
My wife says that if people reach conclusions as to what I am like based on what they see from me on the pitch they would say I am a guy who is always annoyed, always in a bad mood, they’d say what must it be like to live with me. There are two of me, two different people.
I think all the bad things I have been through are in the past. I believe I am on the right path now, dealing with the people who can help me, the right kind of people.
Luis Suárez Quotes On Pitch
I normally try to be tranquil on the pitch.
I will give my soul every game.
I wanted my children to be able to see me play at the World Cup.
Every player would love to get to the absolute top, and Real Madrid is it.
Luis Suárez Quotes On Soccer
Every soccer player can be on the edge, at the limit, be the bad guy. We have to get used to it. Sometimes I am one of those.
If you win while scoring goals, then you leave happy, but the most important thing is always the team. I do not think just of me.
Every forward is selfish, and any forward who tells you he is not selfish is a liar.
Luis Suárez Quotes On Champion
Barcelona are always a candidate to win the Champions League.
It’s important for the team not to be relying on one player.
I much prefer being told off by Brendan Rodgers than by my wife. Brendan is more careful than my wife with what he says.
There are only three million people in Uruguay, but there is such hunger for glory: you’ll do anything to make it; you have that extra desire to run, to suffer. I can’t explain our success, but I think that’s a reason.
Luis Suárez Quotes On Players
At clubs like Liverpool, great players come and go.
It is always a bit hypocritical when a defender who spends the whole game kicking you complains of being kicked.
Negro’ can refer to anyone with dark hair as well as dark skin, and I’ve been used to the word being used in Spanish in this way all my life.
Luis Suárez Quotes On Foot ball
Sometimes English football takes pride in having the lowest yellow-card count in Europe, but of course it will have if you can take someone’s leg off and still not be booked.
If you score 20 goals one season, then you have to promise yourself that in the following season you will get 25.
I have always preferred to keep things to myself rather than sharing them with anyone, but I am learning that if you let it go, you feel better for it. Don’t keep it all bottled up inside; don’t take it all on alone.
On the field, sometimes passion overwhelms you, and you do things you regret afterward.
There are people who criticise me, and that’s normal because of the way I am on the pitch. I get angry, I get tense.
When I was a kid, I got sent off for head-butting a referee: I ran 50m to argue a decision, I was shown a red card, and I head-butted him. I’m really not proud of that.
I’ve scored many goals that I’ve liked, but I think the best memory I have is the one against Korea in the 2010 World Cup.
Nobody in England knows the real Luis Suarez.
I need to be playing in the Champions League.
Luis Suárez Quotes On Career
I have to put my career first.
Liverpool will always be special for me: my daughter was born here.
Of course I don’t like the fact that my wife goes to the supermarket and there are photographers. But I realise that the press attention is the same wherever you go.
I’m an emotional person, and I externalise my feelings a lot with some things, but I’m strong with others.
Coaches have told me I can help the team much more if I don’t talk, if I don’t moan.
On the pitch, I argue, I shout, I talk rubbish and generally do anything I can to get ahead.
Luis Suárez Quotes On Relationship
Away from the pitch, I’m a very calm person. I maybe have the odd cross word with my wife, like any relationship, but that’s it.
It disturbs me that Liverpool are not in the Champions League and fighting for the Premier League.
Obviously, being a forward, I would like to score more goals. But while the team does well, there is no problem.
I’m used to being the main goal scorer, but I also always like to help.
When you feel you’ve done something wrong, you should apologise for it.
I think the people who really know who Luis is are the people who are by my side, who have always been by my side.