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FIFA charges Uruguay’s Suarez over bite in World Cup match

FIFA charges Uruguay’s Suarez over bite in World Cup match

FIFA has charged Uruguay’s Luis Suarez for biting Italy Defender Giorgio Chiellini during a World Cup match, it said early Wednesday.

FIFA announced its disciplinary committee has opened proceedings against the forward and asked Uruguay to present evidence by 5 p.m. Wednesday. If found guilty, Suarez faces a maximum two-year ban.

Photo: Luis Suarez checks his teeth after appearing to sink them into the shoulder of Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini. (Photo: Javier Soriano/AFP/Getty Images)

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