Luis Suarez “Saying goodbye to his locker 9”

Luis Suarez
Luis Suarez

Barcelona’s third-highest scorer, Luis Suarez leaving Barcelona to join Atletico Madrid. Luis Suarez had to find a new club after being told by incoming Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman that he was not in his plans. Barcelona said late Wednesday that it reached a deal with Atletico Madrid for the transfer of the Uruguay striker for 6 million euros ($7 million). Today the club had posted a few images and videos of Luis having a farewell.

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Forever one of us. 💙❤️ #9raciasLuis

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In a video, the player says “Hello to all Culers. I wanted to say goodbye to all of you. This isn’t a ‘goodbye forever’, but rather a ‘see you later’, because, for sure, I will return to the club at some point. This club has given me everything, and I’ll never forget all the great moment I’ve had. So thank you to all of you. A big hug for all of you. Always remember it”.

Another video shows the player along with his three kids Delfina, Benjamin and Lautaro visiting and taking photographs from the locker room. The club captioned the video “Saying goodbye to his locker 9️⃣ #9raciasLuis”.

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After leaving Barcelona to join Atletico Madrid, Luis Suarez said he is departing from the club “with a feeling of fulfilment”. With Barcelona, Suarez won four La Liga titles and a Champions League. Suarez scored 21 goals in 36 games for Barca during the 2019-20 season.