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Seattle Sounders MLS Cup heroes receive praise from Barcelona star

Luis Suarez congratulated two of his fellow Uruguayans who helped Seattle Sounders lift the MLS Cup on the weekend.

Nicolas Lodeiro and Alvaro Fernandez both featured in Sunday's MLS Cup final against Toronto FC at BMO Field, with the Sounders saluting 5-4 in a dramatic penalty shootout following a scoreless draw.

Lodeiro briefly reunited with Barcelona superstar Suarez at Ajax, having come through Nacional's youth academy together, while Fernandez has teamed up with the Liverpool great for Uruguay over the years.

While Lodeiro converted his penalty, Fernandez had earlier missed, but thankfully his error did not have a negative effect on the final outcome as Seattle lifted their first-ever MLS Cup.

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