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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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Suarez defends himself after Chiellini 'bite' claims

Luis Suarez has defended his conduct after he was accused of biting Italy's Georgio Chiellini in a World Cup match that saw the Italians knocked out.

Those are situations that happen on the pitch. We were both just there inside the area.

He shoved me with his shoulder, and my eye got left like that also.

– Luis Suarez

Chiellini told Rai TV that the alleged bite was "clear cut" and that the decision not to send Suarez off was "ridiculous".

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