Venezuelan president weighs in on Suarez bite row

Venezuela's president Nicolas Maduro has said Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez had been unfairly punished for helping eliminate Italy and England. Suarez claimed that he did not deliberately bite Italy's Giorgio Chiellini.

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Football fan 'wins £150 bet after Luis Suarez bite'

A Swedish football fan has claimed to have won £150 after placing a bet that Luis Suarez would bite an opponent at the World Cup.

Mats Johansson tweeted: "Hahahaha! Thanks Suarez to you for biting a player again and thanks for 1750 (Swedish Krona) profit".

Johansson revealed that he considered placing a larger bet but "chickened out".

Mr Johansson is not the only person to win a bet on the back of Suarez's actions, after gambling firm Betsafe revealed that they will be paying out to 39 other winners including one who will claim over £1,769.

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