Luis Suarez Bite Blight on Wonderful World Cup: Brazil Great Ronaldo

Brazil great Ronaldo has backed FIFA's decision to impose ban on Uruguay striker Luis Suarez and said the biting incident was terrible for football.

updated: June 27, 2014 12:38 IST
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Uruguays Luis Suarez reacts after biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini during a 2014 FIFA World Cup match.

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Rio de Janeiro: Brazil great Ronaldo believes Luis Suarez biting an opponent was terrible for football at a World Cup of "wonderful surprises."

Speaking after the Uruguay forward's nine-match, four-month ban was announced on Thursday, Ronaldo said football must be used to benefit the world.

"People have to be held responsible and accountable for what they do in the game," Ronaldo said through a translator. "Those that do not follow this have to be punished."

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