28/04/2014

Suarez Voted PFA Player Of The Year

The unstoppable exploits of Luis Suarez this season were acknowledged by his peers on Sunday evening, as the Liverpool forward collected the PFA Players' Player of the Year honour at a special ceremony in London.

One of three Reds representatives to be included on the six-man shortlist for the prize nine days ago, the Uruguayan saw off serious competition from teammates Steven Gerrard and Daniel Sturridge to take the trophy.

It was fitting reward for a campaign in which the No.7 has bedazzled the Barclays Premier League, combining an unflinching will to win with innate creativity and technique in a string of momentous performances.

Suarez has been a central component of his team's challenge at the summit of the division, leading the scoring charts with 30 goals in 31 appearances and providing a league-high 12 assists in the process too.

Reacting to the announcement, Suarez commented: "The Premier League is full of really great players and so it is a great honour when these players recognise your work on the pitch.

"I always try my best for the team and it is nice to get awards but really this is for my teammates and the staff at Liverpool, because without their help I wouldn't have this prize."

(CD)

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