We wondered why Liverpool were so shocked when Luis Suarez got a 10 match ban for biting Branislav Ivanovic during last Sunday’s game.
Luis Suarez – he’s a disgrace to football
The same player was given a 7 match ban in November of 2010 for biting a PSV player when he was at Ajax, and that was a couple of months before he joined Liverpool.
The Dutch FA also warned the Uruguayan as to his future conduct at that time – so you would expect him to get at least an 8 match ban for biting another player.
And the same player – who is bringing the great name of Liverpool FC some terrible headlines around the world – racially abused Manchester United left-back Patrice Evra in October, 2011 – and was banned for 8 games – and warned as to his future conduct.
It may have been some bravado from Liverpool to say they were shocked at the 10 match ban handed out this week – but now Suarez will miss the first six games of next season too – and the ban seems about right – given this guy’s history.
The Uruguayan is turning out to be high maintenance for Liverpool, very high maintenance in fact, and even though the club are saying they will not sell him this summer, we’re not too sure.
This is what Luis had to say – to try to save his career at Liverpool:
“I am truly very sorry about the incident with Branislav Ivanovic,” “I hope that all the people who I have offended at Anfield last Sunday will grant me forgiveness.”
“I know that all the things that are happening to me in England will help me improve my conduct on the field. Right now I just want to focus on becoming a better footballer on and off the field.”
Yeah – right – the truth is that I’m not the only one who thinks this guy is simply a disgrace to football – there’s enough evidence for that viewpoint.
Anyway – he will not play tomorrow against Newcastle, and that’s good.
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