Suarez cites British press as reason for wanting to leave Liverpool

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez believes that he has to leave because of his treatment from the British press.

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez believes that he has to leave because of his treatment from the British press.

"Ever since I arrived I have felt bad, they have never judged me for my play but with the attitude that he dives, protests, makes gestures, racism... everything," Suarez told television show RR Gol.

"They have never spoken well of me. For that reason, when I was told I could win the Player of the Year award, I said: "I will not get excited as I know that I will never win an important award in England."

Suarez also feels like the English authorities are against him, comparing his ban for racial abusing Patrice Evra to that of John Terry, who was banned for half the amount of games after a similar incident with Anton Ferdinand.

"Without any proof they gave me an eight match ban, but with Terry, where they had proof, lip-readers, they gave him four, I'm South American and I think that's the root of all of this," he continued, admitting that despite his love for the club - he cannot see himself staying.

"Liverpool is a club that I dreamt about playing for as a boy. I have been with great players there, they know me and I would love to continue for many more years at Liverpool. The stadium is spectacular, the fans are phenomenal: people with tattoos of me, things that I could never have imagined.

"After the [Evra] suspension people would come up to me, this is something that really touched me and they would say: "Luis forget everything and stay."

"But I can't forget as it was something that I had to suffer, that my family had to suffer and away from football I have a family to support and who are hurt by these things. "

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