As a result of testing positive for coronavirus, Suarez was forced to miss Saturday’s reunion with Barcelona – a match that Atlético won 1-0.
Suarez takes the responsibility on himself
Luis Suarez is currently quarantined after testing positive for COVID-19 while on international duty with Uruguay, and the Atletico Madrid striker has openly apologized for the incident. As a result of testing positive for coronavirus, Suarez was forced to miss Saturday’s reunion with Barcelona – a match that Atlético won 1-0. The 33-year-old agreed that if he and his Uruguayan teammates were infected with the virus, they would take responsibility. “There are a lot of people who criticize us,” Suarez said. “We made a mistake and ask for forgiveness and We don’t have to make it so crucial; So we must admit it where we are concerned. We would take responsibility if the responsibility were ours”. After news that several members of the Uruguayan squad had tested positive, a video and photo of players having a barbecue and walking around their life partner went viral.
As a father, Suarez is having a terrible time
“The infection did not come from the photo, that is clear,” Suarez noted. “We are not lucky to have an infected person from Colombia. Matias Vina’s positive result was a tough blow for the whole team.” Given the pandemic situation and the positive developments that have taken place, Suarez admits they may have taken their eyes off the ball. “We’ve lowered the security a bit, but we have to be realistic – it’s necessary,” he said. “Let this serve those people that no one is immune. That we have to take awareness of ourselves, besides being checked every day”. The attacker has to be quarantined as a result of positive testing. And he explained one of the more challenging parts of having to go through this process. “As a father, I am having a terrible time,” said Suarez.
“I cannot see my family after many days of absence”. Suarez is locked in the apartment. “My children did not know that I was back in Madrid, and they visited me from a window 50 meters away. It is tough.” Finally, he has highlighted a good atmosphere in his new club. “The dressing room of Atletico Madrid has many similarities with the Uruguayan national team,” Suarez said. “I’m enjoying a coach who is highly regarded all over the world,” he added concerning Diego Simeone.