Top 5 controversies surrounding Luis Suarez
Be it scoring the highest number of goals in the Premier League in spite of missing the first few games, or playing with an injury to score twice against England last week- Luis Suarez is no doubt among the elite in world football today. However, the Uruguay and Liverpool striker has caused his fair share of controversies in the past, and continues to do so, which is evident from the incident earlier today against Uruguays match against Italy. Heres a look at the top controversies Luis Suarez has caused.
#5 Ghana vs Uruguay, 2010 World Cup Quarter Final
The quarter final was a gritty affair, with scores level at 1-1 late into the second period of extra time. He blocked a header with his hands, which would otherwise have been a winner. Although he got a straight red, Asamoah Gyan missed the penalty that was awarded to Ghana. The match went to a penalty shootout and Ghana lost.
Suarez said after the match, "I made the save of the tournament." He claimed that he was acting out of instinct, and he would gladly do it again if it helped his team win.