The 2014 World Cup is down to four teams. But plenty of stories are still swirling around. Here are five things you missed.
Luis Suarez has issued an apology to Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini for biting him during a World Cup match and vowed never to do it again.
The World Cup is still in motion and the USMNT is still alive in Brazil. Here are five things that you may have missed during the World Cup this past week.
Luis Suarez told FIFA’s disciplinary panel that he did not deliberately bite Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup.
Giorgio Chiellini believes Luis Suarez has been harshly punished by FIFA for biting his shoulder during their decisive World Cup match.
The ban is effective immediately, meaning Suarez will miss Uruguay’s round-of-16 game against Colombia on Saturday.
More than 150 people across Europe put money down that he would do it again during the World Cup, and raked in winnings 175-fold, a Swedish gambling company said on Wednesday.
Captain Diego Godin scored in the 81st minute as Uruguay edged 10-man Italy 1-0 Tuesday to reach the second round of the World Cup, although the victory was overshadowed by a biting incident.