Luis Suarez invokes comparisons with Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo

On Thursday, the Uruguay striker was being compared with the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi — and hailed as arguably the greatest striker in Liverpool's history — after a scintillating four-goal display against Norwich in the Premier League.

updated: December 05, 2013 22:31 IST
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Liverpool: By mixing jaw-dropping goals with a growing list of brushes with controversy, Luis Suarez divides opinion like perhaps no other player in world football.

Since 2010, Suarez's crime sheet includes biting two opponents, racially abusing another and becoming vilified globally for a cynical handball on the goal-line during a World Cup quarterfinal. There's also his penchant for diving that infuriates spectators and opposition managers alike.

There are days, though, when fans are left shaking their heads not because of his misdemeanors but for his outrageous moments of brilliance on the field.

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