Luis Suarez the Biter? Uruguay Striker Could be in Trouble Again

Updated: 25 June 2014 01:05 IST

The incident, shown on television replays, showed Luis Suarez apparently bite the shoulder of Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini during their clash in the FIFA World Cup as the pair clashed in the Italian penalty area. It happened about a minute before Uruguay scored.

Luis Suarez the Biter? Uruguay Striker Could be in Trouble Again
Luis Suarez holds his teeth after running into Giorgio Chiellini's shoulder during the Group D FIFA World Cup match between Italy and Uruguay. © AP

Natal, Brazil:

Uruguay striker Luis Suarez could once again be in trouble after appearing to bite an Italian opponent Tuesday in a key World Cup qualifying game. (Suarez in New Biting Controversy for Liverpool)

The incident, shown on television replays, showed Suarez apparently bite the shoulder of Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini as the pair clashed in the Italian penalty area. It happened about a minute before Uruguay scored in the 81st. (Highlights)

Suarez was sanctioned with a heavy ban for biting Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic in the English premier League in 2013.

FIFA can sanction players for biting with bans of up to two years.



Topics : FIFA World Cup 2014 Uruguay Luis Suarez Football
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