Breaking: Luis Suarez Banned
June 26, 2014 at 4:05 pm
Posted under: 2014 FIFA World Cup, News, Uruguay, Uruguay News
FIFA on Thursday banned Uruguay striker Luis Suarez for nine international matches and barred him from all football activities for four months for biting an Italian opponent.
Uruguay's national soccer team player Luis Suarez attends a news conference prior a training session at the Dunas Arena soccer stadium in Natal, June 23, 2014. Suarez's lawyer believes there is a European campaign against the controversial striker, who on Wednesday was preparing his defence after being accused of biting an Italy defender during Uruguay's 1-0 win at the World Cup. Picture taken June 23, 2014. REUTERS
FIFA spokeswoman Delia Fischer said the ban would be effective immediately, ruling him out of Uruguay’s World Cup second round match on Saturday.
“Such behaviour cannot be tolerated, especially during World Cup,” Fischer said.
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