Atletico Madrid Star Suarez Aims Dig At Barcelona After Winning La Liga Title

Atletico Madrid Star Suarez Aims Dig At Barcelona After Winning La Liga Title

- Luiz Suarez guided Atletico Madrid to their first La Liga title since 2014

- The 34-year-old was offloaded by Barcelona during last summer transfer window

- Suarez scored the winning goal against Real Valladolid that won Atletico the title

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Luis Suarez helped Atletico Madrid win La Liga title following their final day win against Real Valladolid and the Uruguayan striker has aimed at dig at his former club Barcelona, Mirror.

The 33-year-old was in tears as he granted a post-match interview where he expressed rejection following his sale from the Camp Nou outfit.

He said:

"Barca didn't value me and Atletico opened their doors for me. I will always be grateful to this club for trusting in me."

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After the interview, Suarez was still emotional as he sat on the pitch and made a video call to his family.

The former Liverpool striker scored the winner in the second half after Angel Correa brought Atletico back on level terms.

A mistake from the Valladolid defence saw the Suarez paced from the half way to line to the other end and finished his move with ease.

Atletico Madrid star Suarez aims dig at Barcelona after winning La Liga title
Luis Suarez was in tears when he said Barcelona dumped him but Atletico Madrid accepted him. Photo by Angel Martinez
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Suarez scored 198 goals in just 283 games during his six -year spell at Barcelona and won La Liga titles as the well as the Champions League.

He was sold to Atletico just £4.3million after Ronald Koeman revealed the Uruguayan will not be part of his plans.

The likes of Ivan Rakitic also joined former club Sevilla and Arturo Vidal reunited with Antonio Conte at Inter Milan as they ended Juventus nine-year dominance in style.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Atletico Madrid won their 11th La Liga title following their 2-1 comeback win against Real Valladolid who also got relegated from the Spanish topflight division.

The Rojiblancos won their third league title under their manager Diego Simeone but had to wait until the last matchday to confirm their status as champions of Spain.

Real Madrid also came back from a goal down to defeat Villarreal 2-1 but it was not enough to confirm Los Blancos to retain their title.

Oscar Plano put Valladolid ahead in the 15th minute as their hopes of surviving the drop received a massive boost.


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