Giorgio Chiellini wants FIFA to reduce Luis Suarez's four-month ban after the Liverpool striker apologised for biting him at the World Cup.
Luis Suarez has apologised to Giorgio Chiellini and has vowed never to bite anyone again.
Suarez was sent home from the World Cup in shame after biting Chiellini during Uruguay's 1-0 win over Italy on June 24.
The Liverpool striker, who had bitten two opponents on the field of play before, was suspended from "all football-related activity" for four months by FIFA as a result.
Uruguay captain Diego Lugano has described Luis Suarez's four-month ban as an act of "barbarity" that breaches the player's human rights.
Luis Suarez's defence against a charge of biting an opponent was that he lost his balance and hit his face on Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini's shoulder, it has emerged.
His claims, which were dismissed by FIFA's disciplinary committee, are contained in the full written reasons of the ruling, a copy of which has been seen by Press Association Sport.
Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez has resigned from FIFA's Technical Study Group in protest at the "excessive" four-month ban imposed on Luis Suarez.
Sportswear giant adidas has replaced a Copacabana advert featuring Luis Suarez on the day betting website 888poker dropped the Uruguay striker as its ambassador following his bite on Italy's Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup.
FIFA chief Jerome Valcke has claimed Liverpool are not being punished by the four-month worldwide ban imposed on Luis Suarez for biting and told the striker to seek treatment for his behaviour.