Suarez netted two superb goals to earn Uruguay a 2-1


Luis Suarez netted two superb goals to earn Uruguay a 2-1 win over a battling South Korea on Saturday and fire his team into the World Cup quarter-finals for the first time in four decades.

The match looked to be headed for extra time when Suarez blasted a curling shot in off the post to clinch an 80th-minute winner after South Korea had fought their way back into the game and could have won it.

"Being young, this is the moment I have always dreamed of. This is an unrepeatable moment," said 23-year-old Suarez.

"As a football player you always want things to work out, even more so in the World Cup," he added.

Uruguay, who won the World Cup in 1930 and 1950, will play either the United States or Ghana in the quarter-finals in Johannesburg on July 2.

Image: Luis Suarez celebrates after scoring the winning goal
Photographs: Reuters
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