"With a strong, fit soccer player like Claudio, it will still take three to four weeks.
"The bone also needs ample recovery time, which in my opinion takes at least six weeks to heal properly.
"Then physiotherapy is needed for about three weeks.
"After that, there can be gradual exercise, but to be fully ready will take at least six weeks more.
"In these circumstances, your body does not allow you to do more than you can, but if you try, then the leg could become swollen and the person could be in great pain.
"The great stress could also cause another serious injury elsewhere, to the knee or the ankle.
"In my opinion, it is not possible for Claudio to be ready in time for the World Cup.
"It would be more realistic to aim for the start of the domestic season, which begins in August."
With a world record 170 international caps and two World Cups behind him, Suarez has been a lynchpin in Mexico's team over recent years.
He has been included among coach Javier Aguirre's technical staff for the finals and, unless a medical miracle really does happen, he looks destined to sit this one out on the bench.