Luis Suarez Could Face Two-Year Ban if Found Guilty of Biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini

Luis Suarez allegedly bit Giorgio Chiellini during the Group D game between Uruguay and Italy in the FIFA World Cup.

updated: June 25, 2014 01:16 IST
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Luis Suarez holds his teeth after running into Italys Giorgio Chiellini
Luis Suarez holds his teeth in pain a collision with Italy's Giorgio Chiellini in the FIFA World Cup 2014.

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Luis Suarez could be banned by FIFA for up to 24 matches or two years for apparently biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini, according to the governing body's disciplinary rules.

Still, any action could depend on FIFA judging the case using video evidence — which FIFA President Sepp Blatter is on record this year as supporting. (Suarez in Trouble Again?)

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