SORRY SUAREZ DE­NIES EVRA ’RACISM’ GUILT

Midweek Sport - - NEWS - By SEAN RAFTER

LUIS SUAREZ says he ac­cepts re­spon­si­bil­ity for most of his past crimes – but is still “up­set” over his pun­ish­ment for racially abus­ing Pa­trice Evra.

The Barcelona striker is set to make his com­pet­i­tive come­back from a four-month world­wide ban next week against Real Madrid after he bit Italy de­fender Gior­gio Chiellini at the World Cup.

Suarez said: “It is good to ac­cept you have made a mis­take and that’s what I did. When I say sorry, it’s be­cause I re­gret some­thing.

“But they have also some­times judged me on things that aren’t true, such as the racism thing.

“I was ac­cused with­out ev­i­dence and that’s what grieved me the most.

“The oth­ers were ac­tions when it was me who did wrong. But the racism thing, when I was ac­cused with­out ev­i­dence, up­set me.”

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