Luis Suarez Ordered to Leave Uruguay Team Hotel

Accused of biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini during a FIFA World Cup league match, Luis Suarez has been handed a nine match ban by FIFA.

updated: June 27, 2014 01:58 IST
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Rio de Janeiro: Uruguay striker Luis Suarez must leave the team's World Cup hotel following his four month ban from football activities for biting an opponent, FIFA said on Thursday.

Football's governing body confirmed the order hours after it announced the ban, a nine match international suspension and a 100,000 Swiss franc fine. (Full FIFA statement on Suarez's suspension)

Suarez, who bit Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini in their group game on Tuesday will not even be allowed into a stadium during the four months suspension, FIFA said.

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