The forward of the Uruguayan national team, despite serious problems with his right knee, started yesterday morning, played 83 minutes and scored one of the goals in the Gremio victory
“There was never any news that Suárez had called the board to say he was retiring,” said Brazilian club vice-president Paulo Caleffi.
The Uruguayan international Luis Suárez started, played 83 minutes and scored one of the goals last morning in Gremio’s 3-1 home win against América Mineiro amidst rumors that he might retire from professional football with right knee problems.
During the match, the eyes of the fans and the press were focused on the former Barça striker, not only because he was Gremio’s main point of reference, but also because the “serious & rdquor; of health, as reported on the eve of the meeting by the president of the club, Alberto Guerra.
But the passion for football and his dedication on the playing fields They keep Luis Suárez activestarted again in the starting eleven and already in the 22nd minute of the game he was the protagonist of the first clear goal play with a header that crashed into the wood, the same one that also rejected another shot of his in the 75th minute to prevent what would have been his double.
Paulo Caleffi denies the rumours
He Guild Vice PresidentPaolo Caleffi, He denied the information after the match which circulated about the possible withdrawal of Suárez. “What I can assure the fan is this That news that Luis Suárez sought the advice of Gremio to say he would retire never existed“, declared Caleffi in the press conference after his team’s victory.
For the leader “the fact is quite objective: Gremio has an ongoing contract with Suárez and no one can talk about what will happen in the future. Nobody knows about tomorrow and what can be said is that this information is seriously wrong.“.
The statements of the vice president of the Guild contrast with that of its president, Alberto Guerra, who on Thursday told the “serious & rdquor; Suárez’s health is pessimistic and he drops that retirement is a realistic option: “He has the possibility of putting on a prosthesis, the thing is serious. He takes many injections, many drugs. The limit is being reached, but what the limit is, we do not know“.