Luis Suarez Pledges Never to Bite Again

Updated: 19 August 2014 20:20 IST

Luis Suarez, who made his Barcelona debut in a friendly match on Monday, sunk his teeth into the shoulder of Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini in June, earning him a four-month ban from playing competitive matches and further damaging his already tarnished reputation.

Luis Suarez Pledges Never to Bite Again
Luis Suarez is serving a four-month ban after biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini during FIFA World Cup 2014. © AFP

Luis Suarez says Barcelona's fans needn't worry- he won't bite again. (Suarez plays first match for Barcelona)

Barcelona unveiled Suarez on Tuesday, an event delayed for over five weeks since his transfer from Liverpool due to his latest suspension for biting an opponent at the World Cup.

Suarez says "I say to all the fans, don't worry, because I won't do that anymore." (Suarez admits seeking help)

Suarez sunk his teeth into the shoulder of Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini in June, earning him a four-month ban from playing competitive matches and further damaging his already tarnished reputation.

At 27, Suarez has accumulated three multi-match suspensions for biting an opponent. He has also been suspended for making racist remarks.

Topics : Luis Suarez Barcelona Football
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