Luis Suarez admits he is ‘so sad’ for upsetting Liverpool supporters during their matches against Barcelona in the Champions League last season.
Jurgen Klopp’s side knocked Barca out of the competition following a stunning comeback at Anfield after they were beaten 3-0 at Camp Nou in the first leg.
Suarez scored Barca’s opening goal in that first leg and angered Liverpool fans by showing no hesitation in celebrating against his former club.
The Uruguayan was then booed by Liverpool supporters throughout the entire second leg at Anfield as Barca crashed to a 4-0 defeat.
And Suarez admits he was unhappy with souring his relationship with Liverpool’s fans.
‘I know some Liverpool supporters were angry with me because I celebrated a goal against Liverpool here in Camp Nou and for that I am so sad,’ Suarez told Liverpool’s official website.
‘I accept that and I say that hopefully they understand my situation: we were playing at home and in the Champions League semi-final.
‘I lived one of the best moments of my life there and I think the supporters didn’t forget how my attitude was in the Liverpool shirt.
‘Now hopefully they are so happy with the Premier League trophy this year.’
Suarez also says he is ‘so happy’ for Liverpool’s players and supporters after they secured their first league title in 30 years.
‘For me, this is amazing for the supporters, for the players and for the so many people working inside Liverpool,’ said the former Liverpool striker.
‘So many people work there and for the last 30 years they didn’t know how it felt for Liverpool to win the Premier League.
‘They have a really good chance to enjoy this this time and I think they are so happy and they are excited for the moment that Jordan [Henderson] gets the trophy.
‘I think they needed this moment, for the Liverpool supporters, for the Liverpool club, for the people, for the Scouse people. I am so happy for them.’
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