Hero's welcome awaits Suarez as he flies home

Crowds of Uruguay fans are waiting for Luis Suarez in the capital Montevideo as he returns home following his biting controversy.

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"Ole ole olé, cada día te quiero más... Soy celeste, es un sentimiento, no puedo parar!" http://t.co/RDAYTyIOcX

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According to a journalist from El Pais Uruguay, supporters inside and out of the airport chanted songs, with one even mocking England fans.

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Uruguay espera así la llegada de Suárez en el aeropuerto. Mucho cántico, mucha bandera! http://t.co/vwiMo6Waz6

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"And you see it, and you see it, who does not jump is an Englishman," goes a rough translation of the song reportedly being sung.

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Adentro del aeropuerto también está lleno de hinchas esperando a Suárez. La gente corre de un lado a otro. http://t.co/2YS3AeMZ35

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