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Luis Suarez Bites

Love Bite: Why Uruguayans Revere Luis Suárez

American Anthropological Association | Posted 07.11.2014 | Sports
American Anthropological Association

People have expressed incredulity: how could Suárez do that, again (the third biting incident in his professional career)? Perhaps more shockingly, how could the Uruguayan national team and its coach, its fans, and even Uruguay's President defend his actions?

Uruguay President Rages Against FIFA 'Sons Of B*#@hes'

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas and Ana Benedetti | Posted 06.30.2014 | Latino Voices

Uruguayan President José Mujica lashed out at FIFA on Sunday over the organization’s expulsion of his national team’s star striker for biting. ...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 06.29.2014 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This was a week of winning, losing, and sometimes winning by losing. On Wednesday, the Obama administration finally won the wide-ranging consensus it's always wanted by losing to a unanimous Supreme Court, which ruled decisively that police must get a warrant to search a cell phone during an arrest. On Thursday we all lost, as former Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker passed away. Known as "the Great Conciliator," he was a symbol of a more moderate -- and more effective -- Republican Party. In the World Cup, Uruguayan star Luis Suarez avoided using his hands, but not his teeth. For his toddler-worthy meltdown he was banned nine matches and given a four-month time-out. Meanwhile, the U.S. won by losing, advancing to the knockout stage of the tournament even while losing to Germany, thanks to Portugal beating Ghana. The U.S. fell only one goal short of remaining unbeaten, but, unlike Italy, they at least remained unbitten.

Uruguay Coach Quits FIFA Role Over Luis Suarez Ban

AP | By STEPHEN WADE | Posted 08.27.2014 | Sports

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez quit FIFA's strategic committee on Friday in protest at the ban football's governing body imposed ...

Chewy Luis Was A Safe Bet After All

The Huffington Post | Jenna Rak | Posted 06.25.2014 | Sports

Gamblers really are willing to bet on anything... Strange prop bets aren't uncommon in the world of sports gambling but we hadn't heard much about ...

Suarez On Biting: 'These Things Happen'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.25.2014 | Sports

There was at least one person who didn't seem to think it was that big of a deal that Uruguay striker Luis Suarez appeared to bite an opponent during ...

Here Are The Best Suárez Bite Memes The Internet Has To Offer

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.26.2014 | Sports

On Tuesday, Uruguay eked out a World Cup victory by the skin of its teeth -- specifically, the teeth of star forward Luis Suárez, who bit Italy’s G...

You're More Likely To Be Bitten By Luis Suarez Than A Shark

New Statesman | Posted 06.25.2014 | Sports

The Uruguay and Liverpool forward keeps biting other players – how much should they worry when they play him?...

FIFA Bites Back

AP | By GRAHAM DUNBAR | Posted 08.24.2014 | Sports

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — FIFA has officially charged Uruguay's Luis Suarez with biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini in the teams' World Cup match, ...

Liverpool Star Tweets Apology For Biting Opponent

AP | Posted 04.22.2013 | Sports

LIVERPOOL, England -- In the latest chapter of Luis Suarez's controversial career, the Uruguayan bit the arm of Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic du...

Liverpool Star Bites Opponent AGAIN

AP | Posted 06.21.2013 | Sports

LIVERPOOL, England — In the latest chapter of Luis Suarez's controversial career, the Uruguayan bit the arm of Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanov...