Gallery: Luis Suarez unveiled at Atletico Madrid after messy Barcelona exit


Luis Suarez was officially unveiled as an Atletico Madrid player after leaving LaLiga rivals FC Barcelona.

After successful years at the Camp Nou, the Uruguayan made the surprising switch to the Spanish capital in deal said to worth as little as €6million.

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Suarez was given a farewell by the Catalan giants on Thursday before completing his move to the Wanda Metropolitano on Friday evening.

"The motivation of coming to a great from Spain, Atleti is," Suarez said at his press conference, as per Goal.

"It has great players, a competitive block that always fights to be at the top and for the league.

"The fans and the coach [Diego Simeone] motivate a lot too."

The Uruguayan passed a medical, signed a two-year deal and was handed the No.9 jersey on Friday afternoon.