Luis Suarez suffered injury, while playing for Liverpool © Getty Images
Luis Suarez trained with Uruguay squad © Getty Images

 

Rio de Janeiro: June 11, 2014

 

Luis Suarez moved a step closer to proving his fitness for the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup 2014 by training with the Uruguay squad.

The Liverpool striker underwent keyhole surgery on May 22 to repair meniscus damage in his left knee.

Despite a normal recovery time of a month for the procedure, the 27-year-old could return for Uruguay’s World Cup opener against Costa Rica on June 14, barely three weeks after the operation.

During the team’s open-training session at the Jacare Arena on Tuesday, Suarez looked uninhibited as he turned on his left leg and took shots at goal, Xinhua reports.

Uruguay’s clash with Costa Rica will be followed by matches against England June 19 and Italy five days later.

 

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