GUARDIAN – Luis Suárez: at no point did I think I would miss the World Cup

A simple elastic band has aided the Uruguay strikers return to fitness after knee surgery last month, boosting his chances of facing some Liverpool team-mates against England in Group DSometimes there can only be one opening question and this is one of those times. Over the past fortnight, it has been the question, asked over and over. It has been asked of everyone and anyone, only not of him. In Uruguay it has become an obsession, a country seeking reassurances as if their hopes rest solely upon the answer. So, Luis, are you going to make it? The response is cautious but it is confident. If there is one person that has not been worried about Luis Surez playing at this summers World Cup, it is Luis Surez.And that, he says, is exactly why he should make it. Continue reading…