Luis Suarez could be Uruguay’s hero if he can stop playing the villain

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SBNation.com—We may never see Uruguay at its full potential with Luis Suarez, and that’s Luis Suarez’s fault. I have a disdain for Luis Suarez I can’t hide. With athletes and celebrities, we only know what we see in those few moments they’re in the public sphere. Sometimes the person we see isn’t who he really is. It’s not fair to judge a man solely by what he does on the soccer field. But even knowing that, Suarez has played the villain so well that it has overshadowed how good of a player he is. In...

Uruguay’s Diego Godín: ‘They kicked Luis Suárez out like a dog. It was unjust, disproportionate’. In an exclusive interview the Atlético Madrid defender discusses what happened in Brazil 2014, the brutality of ‘Baby Football’ in Uruguay and his affection for Óscar Tabárez As the Uruguay team boarded their plane bound for the World Cup, elaborate thermos flasks under their arms, the cargo was loaded in the hold: boots, shirts and shorts, plus 180kg of yerba mate and 30kg of dulce de leche. They needed a special permit to take them into Russia, but they were not going to go without their...