At midnight in the Iberian country, Barcelona fired the Uruguayan striker and Aleti welcomed him. A “9” of luxury for the Cholo.
Four minutes before midnight in Spain, through a post on social networks, Barcelona published a “Thank you Luis” as a farewell to Luis Suárez. And a quarter of an hour later, already in the first minutes of Thursday, Atlético de Madrid announced their arrival. It is specified, well, what was planned, perhaps the transfer with the greatest impact in this repo market.
Not for the money he invested Tool, which would be very little since the Uruguayan was not taken into account by Ronald Koeman and he had one year left on his contract at Barsa, but he did because of what it means Fought and the mark he left at Culé, where he became the club’s third all-time goalscorer.
At 33, after six seasons at Barcelona, Suárez left the club where he became close friends with Lionel Messi to become Diego Simeone’s player.
By characteristics, perhaps someone ideal for philosophy and the forms imposed by the Cholo, which no longer has Alvaro Morata (went to Juventus) but has another center forward like Diego Costa.
Visibly excited and with a puzzled face, Suárez said goodbye to his Barcelona teammates this Wednesday after the Catalan club and Atlético de Madrid reached an agreement.
Suárez left the Sports City of Sant Joan Despí in tears. The player collected his personal belongings from the locker room and then greeted the team members with whom he had shared the last few years one by one. Television cameras captured the moment of the sad farewell.
He GunmanThe 33-year-old makes a huge mark in Barcelona, where he played 283 games and scored 198 goals to become the third top scorer. He also contributed 109 assists during his six seasons as a Blaugrana.
The Uruguayan, who arrived at Barcelona after the convulsed World Cup in Brazil 2014 in which he also went down to posterity for his bite of the Italian Giorgio ChielliniHe also formed an explosive duo with his compadre Messi, who if he does not change his mind and maintains the position he expressed in the world-renowned burofax, will also leave the Catalan club at the end of the season.