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13 Maps That Explain Luis Suarezís World Cup Bite
Washington Post ^ | June 25 | Ishaan Tharoor

Posted on 06/25/2014 6:47:56 PM PDT by nickcarraway

Call it the bite felt 'round the world. Uruguay's star attacker was expected to leave his mark on the 2014 World Cup tournament, but the most indelible mark may be the one that appeared on Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini's shoulder Tuesday. Suarez, a gifted, albeit temperamental, athlete, has a history of biting. The maps below explain what happened. Well, sort of.

The cities where Suarez has bitten other players: Amsterdam, the Netherlands (2010), Liverpool, Britain (2013), Natal, Brazil (2014)

Despite being a tiny nation of some 3 million people, Uruguay has an incredible World Cup pedigree, being one of the few nations to win the tournament twice. The last time was in 1950, in Brazil. The team's return to the site of that glory surely fueled Suarez's hunger for victory.

How the game began

Suarez, Uruguay's most lethal striker, was paired with Edinson Cavani, an industrious center forward who harried the Italian midfield. Suarez, as you can see in this map provided by ZonalMarking.net, began the game already hanging off Chiellini's shoulder.

Here's how he performed

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1 posted on 06/25/2014 6:47:56 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Zombie virus.


2 posted on 06/25/2014 6:50:02 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: nickcarraway

Who does this guy think he is, Mike Tyson?

You are supposed to “take a bite out of crime”, not your soccer opponent. At least that’s how we view it here in America.

It’s “beat your opponent” in the game, not “eat your opponent in the game”.

Soccer opponents, the other white meat.


3 posted on 06/25/2014 7:23:23 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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He needs a Singapore style caning.


4 posted on 06/25/2014 7:43:26 PM PDT by A_perfect_lady
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To: nickcarraway

one good punch to the mouth and he’ll only be able to gum you.


5 posted on 06/25/2014 7:47:55 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: nickcarraway

Looks like Suarez may have bit off more than he can chew


6 posted on 06/25/2014 9:44:34 PM PDT by DisorderOnBorder (You Have No Clue What I Am Getting Into...Or Out Of)
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