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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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Uruguayan FA 'to appeal Luis Suarez nine game ban'

Uruguayan media is reporting the country's FA vice president Jorge Barrera has told them that the Football Association will appeal Luis Suarez's record nine game ban.

Uruguay striker Luis Suarez was banned for biting an opponent during the team's World Cup match against Italy, Fifa announced.

Uruguay's Luis Suarez was banned for biting an opponent. Credit: Shajor/PikoPress/PA

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