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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Fifa: Luis Suarez behaviour 'cannot be tolerated'

The chairman of the Fifa Disciplinary Committee has said that the behaviour of Luis Suarez "cannot be tolerated" on any football pitch.

Such behaviour cannot be tolerated on any football pitch, and in particular not at a FIFA World Cup when the eyes of millions of people are on the stars on the field.

The Disciplinary Committee took into account all the factors of the case and the degree of Mr Suárez’s guilt in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Code.

The decision comes into force as soon it is communicated.

– FIFA Disciplinary Committee chairman Claudio Sulser

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