I don’t apologise: Luis Suarez after being told he was considered ‘the devil himself’ in Ghana after 2010 WC handball incident

Probably the most notorious moments in 2010 World Cup historical past was when Uruguay striker Luis Suarez deliberately stopped a certain shot objective by Ghana’s Dominic Adiyiah by utilizing his fingers in a quarterfinal match. At that second, the rating was tied 1-1 and had that ball gone into the online, Ghana would have certified for the following spherical. Suarez was crimson carded and Ghana given a penalty as pandemonium ensued. Ghana’s Asamoah Gyan stepped as much as take the penalty and in a merciless coincidence, missed because the digital camera panned to Suarez, who was captured celebrating wildly together with his teammates. In the end, Ghana succumbed to Uruguay in a penalty shootout and have been eradicated from  the World Cup.

Now, after 12 years, the 2 acquainted foes will meet once more when Uruguay will conflict with Ghana within the final match of the Group stage within the 2022 World Cup with a spot within the final 16 at stake.

In a pre-match press c0onference, Suarez was representing Uruguay when a Ghanaian journalist advised him that he’s thought-about to be “the satan himself” by many individuals in Ghana to which Suarez mentioned that he refused to apologize for that 2010 incident.

“I don’t apologise. The Ghana participant missed a penalty. Not me. I used to be despatched off. If I injured a participant I’d apologise. Gyan mentioned he would do the identical, ” he mentioned.

Suarez began Uruguay’s 0-0 draw with South Korea in Qatar however was left on the bench for the 2-0 loss to Portugal, which left Uruguay backside of the group.Uruguay should now beat Ghana and hope South Korea doesn’t beat Portugal to increase its keep on the World Cup and Suarez’s worldwide profession for at the very least yet one more sport. Aim distinction will resolve it if Uruguay and South Korea each win.

Stoking it up just a bit, Suarez mentioned the 2010 sport in opposition to Ghana does nonetheless imply one thing. “We’re going to put our lives and soul into this match. Ghana is an effective group however we all know them, we’ve overwhelmed them earlier than and we all know learn how to beat them once more.”

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