Luis Suarez promises he 'won't celebrate in the same way' if he scores at Anfield

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Luis Suarez celebrated wildly after scoring against his former club

Luis Suarez's actions in the Champions League semi-final first leg between Barcelona and Liverpool angered fans of the English club.

The Uruguayan was a fan favourite during his time in Merseyside.

He joined during a rough spell for the club but, after scoring 82 goals in 133 games, he left for Barcelona with Liverpool in a much better place.

However, you would never have guessed he used to play for Liverpool during last week's game.

Suarez did his best to wind up both opposition players and fans on the night.

He had disagreements with Alisson Becker and Andy Robertson while he also tried to get James Milner sent off for a 'stamp' on Lionel Messi.

He also celebrated his goal wildly, much to the annoyance of Liverpool fans.

Watch his goal and celebration below:

Many Liverpool supporters lost respect for Suarez after his actions.

There has even been an appeal to boo the 32-year-old at Anfield from 'start to finish'.

But Suarez may now be thinking about his relationship with Liverpool fans.

Ahead of the second leg on Tuesday the striker has promised 'not to celebrate in the same way' if he finds the back of the net.

Luis Suarez during his time at Liverpool

“Celebrating the goal last week, people who know about football - who love this sport - know about the importance of this,” Suarez said, per the Telegraph.

“I have all the respect in the world for the Liverpool fans. Because I scored and celebrated with my fans I say sorry, but the Liverpool fans would applaud me.

"I am very thankful to Liverpool to the fans and the club and obviously it is clear that if I score a goal against Liverpool I won't celebrate it in the same way. I didn’t celebrate in Holland when I scored.

“I think people know the work I did here. I think there will be more applause than whistles. There may be quite a few who are not happy, but I think there will be more who are happy and grateful.

Luis Suarez speaks to the media ahead of Liverpool v Barcelona

“You see the people in the kitchen are waiting to give me a present for my children so you see the love that is still there and the warmth that is still there for me. I have a son who was born here and this was the first stadium he went to.

“I was here for three-and-a-half years and the team had been four or five years without being in the Champions League.

“In the last year I was here we got in the Champions League.”

Listen to his comments below:

Suarez went on to say being Liverpool captain was one of the proudest moments of his career.

"Liverpool helped me become more professional and mature. Having players here with great experience allowed me to become better," he continued, per the Mirror.

Luis Suarez celebrates his goal v Liverpool

"Being captain of Liverpool was one of the proudest moments of my career. We were very close when I was here.

"For any Liverpool player, the fans are an added extra to them. But we have to try and manage that.

"Their fans won't stop getting behind them. They will do that the whole game. They will want their team to push on, and that's where we have to be careful."

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