Filipe Luis publishes graphic photo of injury caused by Luis Suarez on Instagram

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Barcelona and Atletico Madrid played out a 1-1 draw at the Camp Nou on Wednesday evening.

Ivan Rakitic put the home side ahead before Angel Correa - courtesy of Fernando Torres’ first touch, which nutmegged Gerard Pique - equalised in the second half.

The game ended 11 v 11, to the joy of those inside the stadium plus the millions at home watching the match between two of La Liga’s big three, although referee David Fernandez may have considered showing Luis Suarez a straight red card in the 84th minute after he left a boot in on Filipe Luis.

The Uruguayan striker escaped with a yellow card, despite the fact it did seem a little unnecessary and Filipe was clearly in considerable pain.

The Atletico defender played the remaining five minutes of the match but, afterwards, posted a rather graphic photo to Instagram of the injury he sustained to his right foot.

Video: Suarez's challenge on Filipe

Image: Filipe's injury

The image shows a bloody stud mark in the middle of Filipe’s foot.

The Brazilian full-back left the ironic comment ‘at least he didn't touch me’ alongside the photo.

Suarez's response

Suarez, however, discovered that Filipe had uploaded the photo to Instagram shortly after the match and wasn’t impressed.

The former Liverpool striker told reporters in the mixed zone, per Catalan newspaper Sport: “Football is for men and what happened on the pitch stays on the pitch.

“If every time someone got hit it was uploaded to Instagram this would turn into a circus.”

He added: “I’m not going to be sending photos from each game.”

Messi didn't make a meal out of Filipe's challenge last season

Suarez could have also mentioned the fact that his teammate, Lionel Messi, didn’t cause a stir after he suffered an awful tackle from Filipe last season.

The Atleti star was shown a straight red card for a disgraceful challenge but Messi, who was injured on Wednesday and will miss the next three weeks, didn’t upload a photo of his wounds to social media.

Is Filipe Luis wrong to post an image of his injury? Have your say by leaving a comment below.

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