Luis Suarez has mentioned he was diminished to tears by Barcelona’s therapy of him in his finishing weeks on the membership earlier than leaving for La Liga rivals Atletico Madrid and revealed he was not allowed to participate in coaching matches. “Those days were very difficult. I cried because of what I was having to go through,” Suarez informed the Uruguay nationwide group’s official media after scoring in Thursday’s 2-1 win over Chile in a World Cup qualifier.
“I didn’t take the club’s message that they were looking for a solution for me in order to mix things up very well. I was hurt most of all by the way they did things, because one has to accept it when a cycle comes to an end.”
Suarez grew to become Barca’s third all-time high scorer with 198 targets in six years on the membership and helped the group win 4 La Liga titles, 4 home cups and the 2015 Champions League however was compelled out with one yr left on his contract.
After being informed by new coach Ronald Koeman he was now not within the group’s plans, he was excluded from the squad for the group’s three pre-season matches earlier than agreeing a swap to Atletico on a free switch.
“Not everyone knows what happened but the worst thing was going to training and being sent to a different group from everyone else because I was not allowed to play in practice matches,” Suarez mentioned.
“My wife could see how unhappy I was and she wanted to see me smile again and when the chance came to join Atletico I had no doubts.”
Suarez scored twice targets in Atletico’s 6-1 win over Granada on his debut earlier than two irritating aim much less attracts in opposition to Huesca and Villarreal.
The striker, 33, gave a tearful farewell information convention the day earlier than signing for Atletico whereas Lionel Messi, his outdated strike companion, hit out on the membership’s therapy of the Uruguayan.
“I wasn’t surprised that Messi supported me publicly because I know him too well. He knew the pain I was going through, the feeling that I was being kicked out was what hurt me the most,” added Suarez.
“The way they did things was not right and Leo knows how me and my family suffered.”