Liverpool to lose Suarez for pre-season after Uruguay pick striker for Olympics
09:42 GMT, 9 July 2012
Luis Suarez will miss part of pre-season with Liverpool after being named in Uruguay's Olympic squad.
The striker's Liverpool team-mate Sebastian Coates has also been included in a strong 18-man squad which also includes Napoli striker Edinson Cavani.
Suarez, Cavani and Palermo midfielder Arevalo Rios are the three players permitted over the age of 23.
Is that the way to the Olympic Stadium Liverpool striker Luis Suarez
Uruguay Olympic squad
Martn Campana, Leandro Gelpi; Ramon Arias, Sebastian Coates, Alexis Rolin, Emiliano Albin, Diego Polenta, Matias Aguirregaray; Maximiliano Calzada, Egidio Arevalo Rios, Diego Rodriguez, Gaston Ramirez, Nicolas Lodeiro; Luis Suarez, Edinson Cavani, Abel Hernandez, Tabare Viudez, Jonathan Urretaviscaya
Uruguay are among the favourites for the Olympic football competition, which will feature a British team for the first time since 1972.
The two sides have been drawn together in Group A alongside the UAE and Senegal.