Liverpool striker Suarez disgraced himself and his club Liverpool yesterday, when he participated in cannibal tendencies by trying to take a bite out of Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic.
Suarez bites Ivanovic – incredible
So something like an eight or nine game ban would seem logical, if only that he received a seven match ban when he did the same thing to PSV’s midfielder Otman Bakkal back in November of 2010.
So surely it has to be more than seven games – because he obviously hasn’t learned his lesson – not yet anyway.
And even though Suarez made a statement which said he had called Ivanovic and said the Chelsea defender had accepted his apology – but that turns out to be not true, and the Chelsea defender is still angry about what happened.
The Liverpool fans are not happy with Suarez one little bit, but it seems the club will resist the urge to transfer him this summer – even though he remains very high maintenance.
Liverpool Managing Director Ayre said the club have given him a £250K fine, which is only 1/8 of the fine Mike Tyson got ($3M – around £2M)) when he bit Evander Holyfield in the boxing ring back in 1997 – and also lost his boxing license.
So that fine is simply chicken-feed but the FA will also likely issue a fine as well as a ban.
This is what Ayre said yesterday:
“We’ve spoken to him, and we’ll work with Luis – Brendan particularly – on this side of his character in his game. This is more about getting him back on the right track and it’s largely down to Brendan now to work with him on that side of his character,”
“Luis has shown a lot of contrition, he feels he let a lot of people down. We’ll wait and see if there’s any further action from the football authorities.”
Luis Suarez should get a massive fine from the FA and at least an eight match ban, let’s not pussyfoot around here.
He’s earned it well – by his despicable behavior, which brings the game of football into disrepute.
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