Friday, December 2, 2022

World Cup's 101 Most Memorable Moments: Suárez bites Chiellini

Trending News

It was the bite seen ‘round the world. Toward the end of their 2014 group stage match against Italy, Uruguay striker Luis Suárez got into a tussle with Azzurri center back Giorgio Chiellini inside the box — and decided to sink his teeth into Chiellini’s shoulder.

The furious defender showed the puncture marks to the referee, while Suarez — perhaps realizing he’d bitten off more that he could chew — began theatrically checking his teeth as if Chiellini had shouldered him in the chops. Inside the stadium, it was hard to know what the fuss was about.

Outside of it, the replays beamed across the globe showed millions what had happened. But Brazil 2014 was the last World Cup not to use video assistant referees, and the man in the middle that day missed the chomp. FIFA wasn’t amused, though, banning Suarez — who had been involved in biting incidents twice before — for nine international games. 

Read Full Coverage Here

Disclaimer: This story is generated from RSS Feed and has not been created or edited by Waba News. Publisher: Fox Sports

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisement -
Latest News

Anamika Khanna Bride Wore Blush Pink Lehenga At D-Day, Stuns In Blue Anita Dongre Outfit At ‘Haldi’

Indian weddings never miss an opportunity to steal the hearts of millions of people with their extravagant decor, fantastic...
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

More Stories Like This