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Luis Suarez Bite in Pictures as FIFA begins probe

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imageFootball’s body FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Uruguay striker Luis Suarez after he seems to bite Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini during a World Cup match.
The Liverpool forward, 27, and the Uruguayan Football Association have until 17:00 Brazilian time (21:00 BST) on Wednesday to respond to Fifa.
Suarez clashed with Chiellini during Tuesday’s Group D game, which Uruguay won 1-0 to qualify for the last 16.
The referee took no action at the time.
The maximum ban Suarez could face if Fifa takes retrospective action is 24 matches or two years.
Suarez has defended himself in an interview with Uruguayan television.
“These are just things that happen out on the pitch,” he said. “It was just the two of us inside the area and he bumped into me with his shoulder.
“There are things that happen on the pitch and you should not make such a big deal out of them.”
Chiellini, 29, described Suarez as “a sneak”.
He added: “I’d love to see if Fifa has the courage to use video evidence against him. The referee saw the bite mark, but he did nothing about it.”

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