Charlie Adam firmly believes that Luis Suarez has proven himself as one of the best number 9’s in football from both a mental and a physical standpoint.
It’s hard to deny that Luis Suarez is one of the most prolific marksmen in football.
So when former Liverpool teammate Charlie Adam considers him one of the best number 9’s in the business, it would be hard to argue.
But when he says that Suarez is mentally tough too, you have to scratch your head a bit. This is the guy that has been found guilty of bitting an opponent three times.
But for Adam, this is what makes Suarez so mentally tough, like he has never seen before.
In an interview with Stats Perform, Adam insists on the fact that he has come back from such adversity even better than he was is proof of his mental toughness.
“I still say he’s one of the best number nines in the world where he could occupy a defense on his own.
“He will have been disappointed at what had happened with his ban for biting.”
“How he got involved in the situation, both situations, and how it occurred.”
“But the way he’s bounced back from that mental toughness has been incredible.”
“He’s hungry to score goals, he’s playing for one of the best teams in the world with the greatest player I’ve ever seen Lionel Messi.”
“It’s phenomenal to see that he’s made that step up.”
The genius that is Luis Suarez, when you see some of his goals, it’s hard to argue with Adam. At least on the physical side of the argument.