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Rodgers Praises Suarez’s Humility

Following his side’s 3-1 win over Cardiff in a English Premier League match on Saturday, Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers was quick to praise the efforts of his captain Luis Suarez.

The Uruguayan international bagged a brace and created the Reds’ other goal for Raheem Sterling.

Suarez has taken his goal tally to 19 for the season, but more impressively is beginning to show humility as a player said Rodgers.

This was highlighted when Suarez laid the ball of for Sterling to score when one-on-one with the keeper and then handing the captain’s armband to vice-captain Daniel Agger when he came on.

“It shows you the team player that he is,” said Rodgers.

“I thought he showed great humility as well, when Daniel Agger came on the field, he brought the armband straight to him because he's the vice-captain.

“It shows you the humility of the man. Two brilliant goals, a genuine world-class player. The pivotal point of the team is really exciting and dynamic at the moment.

“It was an outstanding team performance. In the first half, we were exceptional - some of our movement and fluidity in our game was excellent.

“We controlled the game, scored three and maybe could have had one or two more. In the second half, we started brightly and looked like we were going to continue that momentum.”

Liverpool are next in action away to Manchester City on Boxing Day, December 26, and Rodgers admits his team are looking forward to the prospect.

“We're really looking forward to the game. At Manchester City last year, we should have won and ended up drawing the game,” added the Liverpool boss.

“Manchester City have a great squad of players; everyone looks at them as Manchester City's title to lose because of the squad they have. For us, it's just about taking each game at a time.

“We have been on a fantastic run, the quality of our football is at a really high level - we're pressing the game very well, our aggression to get the ball back is good.

“We'll arrive there on Boxing Day in a really good moment. It's a game I'm really looking forward to.”

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