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10 most controversial Luis Suarez moments

Arvind Sriram
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Modified 20 Dec 2019, 08:06 IST

Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez is easily one of the best football players on the planet. He is, however, involved in more than his fair share of controversy. Whether in Netherlands, England or Uruguay, Suarez never shied away from the limelight and often took centre stage due to his off the ball antics.

Also read: 10 Zlatan Ibrahimovic controversies that shocked the world 

While certain players are known to get into trouble due to their temper(Joey Barton in particular), others diffuse fiery situations with an aura of calm and poise. Luis Suarez definitely belongs to the former category.

On that note, let’s take a look at Luis Suarez’s 10 most controversial moments.

#10 Hair pulling incident

Luis Suarez, Liverpool
Give me your hair, says Suarez to Rafael

In a heated encounter between Manchester United and Liverpool, Jamie Carragher launched into a poor challenge on United right back Rafael. The Brazilian responded by making a poor foul on Lucas, this was followed by a brawl, with a number of players from both sides getting involved.

Luis Suarez was seen grabbing hold of a fistful of Rafael’s hair and yanking on it in an attempt to dislodge it from his scalp. The Barcelona striker received no punishment though and the game went on without further incidents. This was just one of many controversies the ex-Liverpool striker was involved in during his time in the Premier League.

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