Luis Suarez And Co Touch Down In Veliky Novgorod As Uruguay Arrive In Russia Ahead Of The World Cup

Luis Suarez and Co touch down ahead of this summer's tournament on Sunday afternoon

Luis Suarez and Co have touched down in Veliky Novgorod as Uruguay arrived in Russia on Sunday for the World Cup.

The Uruguay national side jetted off on Saturday evening and landed safely at the Nizhny Novgorod Airport this afternoon.

Edinson Cavani and Suarez were both pictured signing autographs for fans at the airport after landing.

Suarez signs his autograph on a picture of him for a fan who waited for his arrival in Russia

Edinson Cavani signs autographs for fans as he arrives with his international team-mates

Nahitan Nandez, Giorgian De Arrascaeta and Suarez walk towards the airport after landing

The Barcelona forward will also be hoping to avoid any controversies this time, having caused a stir in the last two World Cups.

Suarez handled on the line in extra-time to deny Ghana passage through to the semi-final in 2010 and received a nine-game ban from competitive internationals after biting Giorgio Chiellini in the 2014 tournament.

Uruguay kick-off their World Cup campaign against Egypt on Friday in Group A before meeting Saudi Arabia and tournament hosts Russia.

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