Liverpool striker Luis Suarez is still the 'most hated man in Ghana' - Sunderland's Asamoah Gyan

Black Cats man wants to move on from World Cup handball incident

Asamoah Gyan believes Luis Suarez is still the most hated man in Ghana ahead of Sunderland's meeting with Liverpool following his World Cup handball.

Suarez’s deliberate handball goal-line clearance denied Ghana a momentous semi-final place in South Africa.

Gyan had the chance to seal a win for Ghana with the resulting penalty in extra time as Suarez was dismissed, but hit the bar with his effort as the Black Stars were elminated by Uruguay in shootout

“Despite what happened in the World Cup, life goes on," Gyan said, according to the Daily Mirror.

"But I will say he is not popular in Ghana though – I am sorry to say it, but he is the most hated person there. I really am sorry to say it, because I am a good sportsman and I understand the game and why he did it.

“But if you ask me will the fans in Africa understand what happened? Not really, and for that he is the most hated person in Ghana.”

Suarez exclusively told UK he feels worse after receiving a seven-match ban for biting PSV Eindhoven's Otman Bakkal than he does for his quarter-final handball.

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