AFTER TWO YEARS IN MADRID
Tears of emotion: Luis Suárez says goodbye to Atlético de Madrid
Published:16/05/2022 - 08:26h
Updated:16/05/2022 - 08:26h
Between tears and a loud ovation, Luis Suárez said goodbye to the fans of the Wanda Metropolitano in his last match with Atlético de Madrid. He will leave the club at the end of the season
82 parties, 34 goals and a title of LaLiga Santander has been the bagaje of Luis Suárez in the Athletic of Madrid from his arrival, pertinent of the FC Barcelona, in the summer of 2020. The forward charrúa has said goodbye to the fans 'colchonera' after confirming that it will leave of the team of the capital of Spain during the summer, when it finish his agreement. It left with a historical ovation and thrilled.
Suárez aterizó in Madrid in the most critical moment of his career. The Barça him 'threw' because it could not follow keeping his index card and remained in a delicate situation. The Athletic of the 'Cholo' Simeone received him in these two last years and leaves by the big door, with the affection of all the fans that gathered this Sunday, in the last party of League in Wanda Metropolitan, for his last dance like rojiblanco.
The forward charrúa was to title in the tie 1-1 of the Atleti against the Seville and was substituted in the minute 65. Matheus Cunha Went in in his place and Wanda surrendered in front of him with an audible ovation to sack him, with posters of "Thank you Struggle for doing us champions" and chants of "criminal of the area" or "Uruguayan, Uruguayan". The forward of 35 years broke to cry when it arrived to the bench.
The 'Gunman' was key, especially, so that the Athletic proclaimed champion of League the past season, in one of the best years of his career to professional level. It was decisive and annotated 21 goals that gave 35 points to the team trained by the 'Cholo' Simeone. This course, repeated at most goleador of the roijoblancos. In Madrid already consider him a legend and the gratitude is infinite.
Thus, the Athletic wanted to do him a homage when it finalised the party in front of the Seville. The footballer of 35 years went back to jump to the field, this time beside his family, and sacked of all the fans. Also it was Héctor Herrera, the one who has sacked of equal way of the Athletic of Madrid and will split during this summer.
Appreciated evermore to one by one of inflate it by the affection, one by one of the workers of the @Atleti by the affection of the day in day out and my family that accompanied me always! ❤️❤️❤️ #SIEMPREAGRADECIDO #GRACIASAFICION #GRACIASATODOS #GRACIASWANDAMETROPOLITANO pic.twitter.com/pytons7a47— Luis Suarez (@LuisSuarez9) May 16, 2022
The president of the Athletic of Madrid, Enrique Cerezo, has recognised that Luis Suárez already is legend of the team and that "it is a glorious player, a big person and today have coincided with him precisely when they arrived and have gone in directly to the changing room. But Luis deserves everything in this club and will have a very stood out place in this club, in the museum, in any part of this stadium Luis Suárez will have a very stood out thing".
Cerezo Added that "tenemos and will have a glorious memory of him. It has been a glorious player, has been one of which has achieved a League after a few years and I think that Luis Suárez deserves be in a very important part of this stadium".