Luis Suarez Back in Uruguay After World Cup Storm

Luis Suarez, after being banned by FIFA, flew back to his home country Uruguay on a private jet, local media reported. Hundreds of fans were at the airport carrying banners with slogans such as "Luis, All Of Uruguay Is With You."

Updated: June 27, 2014 21:03 IST
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Luis Suarez's World Cup dreams came crashing down after he was banned by FIFA.

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Montevideo: Uruguay striker Luis Suarez, banned from football for four monthsafter biting an opponent at the World Cup, returned home to a hero's welcome from hundreds of fans at Montevideo airport on Friday, reports said.

Suarez, 27, flew back to his home country on a private jet, local media reported. Hundreds of fans were at the airport carrying banners with slogans such as "Luis, All Of Uruguay Is With You."

Uruguay's President Jose Mujica went to the airport intending to greet the star striker, but left because Suarez's flight was delayed.

Suarez was whisked away to his mother's home in the southern province of Canelones.

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