Luis Suarez: 'My World Cup dream remains intact'

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez celebrates scoring for Uruguay at the World Cup against Mexico on June 22, 2010.
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Luis Suarez declares that he will be ready for the World Cup after undergoing successful surgery earlier this week.

Uruguay striker Luis Suarez has declared that he will be ready for the World Cup despite having to undergo surgery earlier this week.

The 27-year-old, who scored 31 times for Liverpool last season, was initially a major doubt for this summer's tournament after it was revealed that he needed an operation on his knee.

However, after the successful surgery on Thursday morning, Suarez has taken to Twitter to tell supporters that he is confident of recovering in time.

"My dream remains intact, I'll be there," he said in a short message.

Uruguay begin their World Cup campaign against Costa Rica on June 19.

A dejected Luis Suarez of Liverpool reacts following his team's 3-3 draw during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Liverpool at Selhurst Park on May 5, 2014
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