Luis Suarez slams Fifa for 'blocking him from seeing his children' after Uruguay were knocked out of World Cup | The Sun

LUIS SUAREZ aimed a parting shot at Fifa as he exited what will almost certainly be his final World Cup.

The controversial Uruguay striker, 35, was furious at the way his team’s matches have been officiated after they slipped out of his fourth tournament on goals scored on Friday.

Portugal’s second goal against them last week was scored via a penalty for handball which many claim should not have been given.

And as they chased extra goals in their 2-0 win over Ghana on Friday they were denied two  penalties by German ref Daniel Siebert, taking charge of just his second World Cup match.

Suarez also said he was stopped from seeing his children at the end.

The former Liverpool forward said: “It seems that Uruguay has to have more power, Fifa is always against Uruguay.

“After the game I wanted to see my children and the Fifa people told me, ‘No’ — yet a player from France was with his children on the bench.

“The people of Fifa and the Referees Committee have to give explanations as to what they are basing the obvious penalty decisions on that are being taken. On Friday, they didn’t give us two.”

Suarez admitted he was sad to be leaving the  competition on a sour note and that he could not give his son a happier memory.

He added: “I was lucky enough to play my fourth World Cup, and I was thinking of my four-year-old son, who leaves with the image of sadness.

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“The situation hurts because we left the way we didn’t want to.”

Team-mate Diego Godin, who missed the game, was also upset with the officials.

He said: “We have suffered enough blows from Fifa  in World Cups.

“It is strange that in a defining match like today, with such important things at stake, they did not put prestigious referees, with more international experience.”

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