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Liverpool Balls: Threatening Luis Suarez Puts Bite Into The PFA

by | 19th, April 2014

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LUIS Suarez should be crowned this year’s Professional Footballers’ Association Player of the Year.

But can other professionals overlook the  repeated racist abuse of Manchester United’s Patrice Evra, the diving and the biting? We should all of us admire Suarez’s abilities, but how much do his disciplinary offences weigh down opinion?

Suarez has so much baggage he could not afford to fly Ryanair.

In 2013, Suarez could have won the PFA award. But a ten-match ban for taking a nip of raw Serb today’s dish is Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic damaged his chances.

At the London do, Suarez’s name was twice booed by an audience largely consisting of footballers.

But this season, Suarez has done little wrong. Aside from a few easy tumbles, no player has been tastier than the Uruguayan. His tricks, turns and bristling presence on the pitch are an electrifying force of skill, drive and application.

And today the Times  admits that it gets it. Look at those teeth on the paper’s back page. He’s “coming to get you”. The Times agrees

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