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Luis Suarez injury

Published 1131 GMT (1931 HKT) May 23, 2014
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Liverpool striker Luis Suarez suffered a knee injury during his side's final-day victory over Newcastle. The Uruguay forward, who has had surgery in his homeland, is facing a race against time to be fit for the World Cup. AP Photos/Clint Hill
Suarez is Uruguay's all-time leading goalscorer with 38 goals in 77 appearances. His partnership with Paris Saint-Germain star Edinson Cavani is one of the most potent in international football. Friedemann Vogel/Getty Images
Suarez achieved notoriety at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa when he handled the ball on the goal line during his side's quarterfinal tie with Ghana. The forward was sent off but Ghana missed the ensuing spot kick in extra time. Uruguay went on to clinch a place in the last four after a penalty shootout Michael Steele/Getty Images
Suarez helped Uruguay win its 15th Copa America title in 2011 following a 3-0 win over Paraguay in the final. No other country has won the competition more times. Getty Images