Suarez: I hated being Liverpool captain

      

Suarez: I hated being Liverpool captain

Picture: Luis

Former Liverpool goal-scoring machine Luis Suarez has admitted that his time as Liverpool captain was not among his favourite ones.

Suarez captained Liverpool for the first time against Oldham Athletic in the FA Cup and despite being  a natural choice for the captain armband due to his quality he reveals his shy nature rebelled against the burden attached to it.

“I like the low profile, to be a player among others,” he told France Football. “I am here to give a helping hand to the team but taking decisions, that’s not really my thing.

“At Liverpool, I had the chance to be captain, and it was not easy for me. Even if people find it hard to believe, I am someone quite shy. I am not used to pushing myself forward.

“There are players who are more marketable than me, more gifted with the media. But that does not bother me. The individual titles that I have been able to win, I got them on the pitch thanks to my performances and the help of my team-mates.”

Suarez’s goal-scoring feats continue with current La Liga leaders Barcelona as he has netted 20 goals in 24 matches so far.

 

 

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Premier League 2017/18

# Team P GD Pts
1 Manchester City FC 27 59 72
2 Manchester United FC 27 32 56
3 Liverpool FC 27 30 54
4 Chelsea FC 27 26 53
5 Tottenham Hotspur FC 27 28 52
6 Arsenal FC 27 15 45
7 Burnley FC 27 -3 36
8 Leicester City FC 27 -1 35
9 Everton FC 27 -14 34
10 AFC Bournemouth 27 -10 31
11 Watford FC 27 -10 30
12 West Ham United FC 27 -12 30
13 Newcastle United FC 27 -11 28
14 Brighton & Hove Albion 27 -14 28
15 Crystal Palace FC 27 -17 27
16 Swansea City FC 27 -17 27
17 Huddersfield Town 27 -24 27
18 Southampton FC 27 -12 26
19 Stoke City FC 27 -26 25
20 West Bromwich Albion FC 27 -19 20