Skip to comments.Luis Suarez: What next for troubled Liverpool striker?
Posted on 06/27/2014 12:22:06 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
The shockwaves will have been felt from the Maracana in Rio, to Melwood back in Liverpool, as Luis Suarez received a four-month ban from all football-related activity and was suspended for Uruguay's next nine matches.
Uruguay's talisman has been removed from their World Cup reckoning for biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini and Liverpool will be without arguably the Premier League's finest player until November.
Fifa needed to act swiftly and decisively and has done so on an unprecedented scale at a World Cup.
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Since he got a slap on the wrist, I bet there is more biting in his future. He was punished less for this bite, than his last one. (9 vs. 10 games)
A lot of people say “professional help” is what the guy needs.
“World Cup 2014: Fabio Capello unhappy as laser shone at keeper
Russia coach Fabio Capello was unhappy a laser was shone in goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev’s face during his side’s World Cup game against Algeria.”
Podolski praises US fighting spirit
"They (the US) should be happy to finish second and get through to the next round," Podolski said.
"This is a great victory for the US. Most people predicted Germany and Portugal to finish first and second. But the US showed a lot of fight and with this kind of football they have managed to (progress).
Thomas Müller hailed as remarkable after Germany winner
Klinsmann praises forward who is on target for Golden boot
USA coach jubilant after escaping Group of Death despite loss
There isnt a team in the world that wouldnt like to have Thomas Müller on its side, Klinsmann said. He is a remarkable player. Löw praised the strikers fitness and work rate as well as his finishing ability. He is mentally strong, a very smart player who always seems able to find space, but physically he is in great shape as well. He is the one who runs the most kilometres but he makes it look easy, even the heat doesnt seem to affect him.
Someone needs to knock his teeth out.
Being banned from the World Cup when your team is in the knockout stages, from Copa America and the first four months of the Premier League is not a slap on the wrist.
Thats like taking a smoke break during a lap dance. Not that Id know I Googled it.
At least it gives us an opportune moment to take stock on a World Cup that has harped back to a bygone era.
It hasn't quite worked out that way.
Europe's giants only have themselves to blame for World Cup exit
The Americas have dominated the World Cup in Brazil but the likes of Spain, Italy & England executed their pre-tournament plans badly and paid the price
That’s crazy. Do you think for a second they could let him play another game in this World Cup after he bit another player. (For the third time!) Slap on the wrist!
Late goals by reserves powered Belgium past Algeria and Russia. Then a Jan Vertonghen goal against South Korea on Thursday gave the Belgians a 1-0 victory and the No. 1 seed coming out of Group H play.
I can’t believe you would sympathize with him. If he’s not playing in this World Cup he has only one person to blame for that. It’s bad enough he puts his fellow players in danger, but he also affected the outcome of the game. If this was his first offense it wouldn’t be a slap on the wrist, but on his third offense it is.
First, Algeria won its first World Cup match since 1982 - a 4-2 victory over South Korea, and then on Thursday it qualified for the knockout stages for the first time.
Islam Slimanis 60th -minute headed equaliser was enough to gain his team a 1-1 draw against Russia and the one competition point it needed to place second in Group H behind Belgium.
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