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    Luis Suarez to miss Uruguay friendlies against Ireland, Italy due to leg injury

    May 26, 2017
    Luis Suarez suffered a right leg muscle injury while in training for Uruguay's upcoming friendlies. AP

    MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — Striker Luis Suarez will miss Uruguay's friendlies against Ireland and Italy because of a right leg muscle injury.

    The Uruguay Football Association says on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) that Suarez was injured in training and will be out of action for 15 days.

    Suzrez's club, Barcelona, confirmed the injury in a statement.

    Uruguay will play Ireland on June 4 in Dublin and Italy three days later in Nice, France.

    Suarez scored 37 times for Barcelona this season. He was already ruled out for the Copa del Rey final on Saturday against Alaves because of a suspension.

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    Luis Suarez suffered a right leg muscle injury while in training for Uruguay's upcoming friendlies. AP
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