The striker returned from keyhole surgery to score two goals and effectively eliminate England from the World Cup, with the Chelsea boss lauding his player and fan relationships
Jose Mourinho feels Luis Suarez proved his “amazing” quality by inspiring Uruguay’s crucial World Cup win over England.
The Liverpool striker underwent minor knee surgery just four weeks ago, but still proved to be too lively for England’s defenders to handle with two goals in Uruguay’s World Cup win.
And Chelsea manager Mourinho believes a more mature Suarez is one of the world’s best players when he lets his talent do the talking.
“I think there are two periods of Luis Suarez,” the Portuguese told Yahoo. “The one period, before I arrived [back at Chelsea in 2013] he had bad behaviour. Obviously he was criticised.
“After that there is a second period of Suarez, which was this last season and this season he was voted … as the player of the season, so I think they all recognise that he is a fantastic player.
“When his behaviour is okay, people give him the credit he deserves. I speak by myself – when he dives and tries to win penalties out of nothing I don’t like the situation.
“But when he plays like he did many, many times for Liverpool, and when he plays like he did [against England] – I have to say, [he is] absolutely amazing.
“The commitment, the connection with the players, the connection with the supporters – I have to say, amazing.”