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Luis Suárez sits out Uruguay duties for birth of third child

Suarez sits out Uruguay duties for birth of third child

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It is expected Luis Suarez will not play in Uruguay's games this month as he will be attending the birth of his third child.

Barcelona striker Luis Suárez has been left out of the Uruguay squad as his wife is expecting their third child. The striker announced they would be having another child shortly after his side reached the last 16 of the World Cup in June.


The Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) confirmed on Friday that the 31-year-old has not been called up for the friendly matches against South Korea and Japan on 12 and 16 October respectively. However, Suarez could be available to coach Óscar Tabárez if his wife gives birth early.


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