Luis Suárez in his first training with the Athletic of Madrid


Luis Suárez already speaks as a rival: "I want to achieve important things"

Published:26/09/2020 - 00:37h

Updated:26/09/2020 - 08:45h

Luis Suárez conceded his first interview like player of the Athletic of Madrid and explained the reasons by which decanted for playing in the Metropolitan

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After six seasons in the FC Barcelona, will be very rare to see to Luis Suárez with another T-shirt. But the barcelonismo will have to do to the idea: the third maximum goleador of the history of the club already is player of the Athletic of Madrid and will be a direct rival in absolutely all the competitions. This Friday was presented and conceded his first interview to the means of the club rojiblanco.

In the first place, they asked him to Luis Suárez why chose the Athletic of Madrid. "The motivation to come to a big of Spain always helps you to take this type of decisions. It is a grandísimo team, has big players, a competitive team that always litigates to be here up by LaLiga. Obviously, the fans that has, the trainer that has... This motivates a lot of", answered.

The best goals of Suárez to the Athletic

The Uruguayan forward has clear that the passion with which the athletic live the football was one of his big motivations to decide . ​"What motivates you are win them that has the people of the Athletic of Madrid. It is a motivation more. It is a club that saw of outside and motivated you by his form to live, to compete, by the form that had in the parties. They give you you win to know what feels . It was a granite more the one who added with these conversations with the trainer and the people of the club", said.

In spite of that Luis Suárez arrives to the Metropolitan with a big list of winners, ensured to have not lost the ambition to achieve big attainments. "I come to contribute my granite of sand. It is a big team, want to it or no, in the last Leagues always was litigating with the Barcelona, with the Real Madrid. It is a demonstration of win them to want to compete. I come to achieve important things to a team that always is remaining to the edge of some finals", aimed.

"The motivation to come to a big of LaLiga is the one who helped me to take this decision"

Besides, Luis Suárez recognised that his conversation with Diego Pablo Simeone also helped him to decant . "The conversation that have with the trainer is a plus to come to the Athletic of Madrid, how motivates you, with win them that it speaks you. It is a conviction more to take the decision. My win went to be because it does not need speak as to know to one as it is futbolísticamente", ensured.

About his operations in the knee, Luis Suárez wanted to leave clear that they are thing of the past and that already is recovered, totally prepared to compete. "They are things of the past. What it is necessary to do is to forget. One does not take this decision, come by himself alone. I try to be to the maximum level, to surrender to the maximum in the parties", argued.

Luis Suárez also showed humility to adapt to the style of game of the Athletic of Madrid. "A player can not change the philosophy of a team. It is the player the one who has to adapt to the dynamics, to the enthusiasm, to win them that it puts him to play a team. In my path, apart from the Barça, was in other teams. The Liverpool was totally different... It is necessary to accustom to all this. What leaves me calm is that in the teams in which I was tried me adapt of the best possible way. I expect that this was not the exception", wished.

The already ex leading culé explained his conversations with Antoine Griezmann, ex mate in the FC Barcelona, and Diego Godín, his compatriot that went through the Athletic of Madrid. "All was positive. They lived big years here and marked a history, left a footprint. They put to the disposal of what needed in Madrid because it was a good change. They are difficult the changes and advised me for well. I am him very grateful", concluded.

The message of Leo Messi

Luis Suárez also answered about the message of farewell of Leo Messi, although it did not comment the part in which both shot against the Barcelona directive. "It comes of a person that knows me, that sees me train day in day out, that knows of the enthusiasm that put him to work. And this you enorgullece, that left a good image in the club, he that saw me training sees me with win to be competitive. Come to a team that also is competitive is a plus", sentenced.

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