Luis Suarez bite in front of the world during Uruguay and Italy’s match in group final match. The bite that the referee didn’t see but cameras did, has opened fire on Suarez online and in press after minutes from the referee final whistle, because Chellini didn’t walk away, but he showed the world Luis Suarez’s teeth on his shoulder. From its side, FIFA decided to suspend Suarez 4 months and ban him from 9 international matches. Uruguay will walk alone in the world cup without Luis.
FIFA suspended Suarez for 4 months
After 48 hours from the bite, FIFA announced their decision towards Suarez, with a ban for 9 international matches plus 4 months suspension from any other football with his club Liverpool.
Online conversations about Suarez have exceeded conversations about the world cup itself
5.9 M online conversations about Suarez and his bite, while only 1.5 M for the world cup itself. It’s really shocking statsWorld Cup vs Suarez conversations – Credit: Moustafa Fathy
Brands started to capitalize on the situation to maximize their benefits:
Chew Trident. Not soccer players. #ITAvsURU
— trident gum (@tridentgum) June 24, 2014
— SNICKERS (@SNICKERS) June 24, 2014
— Cinnamon Toast Crunch (@CTCSquares) June 24, 2014
McDonald’s Uruguay unit tweeted: “Hello @luis16suarez, if you are hungry come have a bite of a big Mac.”
Hola @luis16suarez, si te quedaste con hambre vení a darle un mordisco a una BigMac 😉
— McDonald's Uruguay (@McDonalds_Uy) June 24, 2014
— SportsNation (@SportsNation) June 24, 2014
Even Pokemon characters
— Michel Fernandel (@CuitasLsBananas) June 24, 2014
What are people saying?
I asked Suarez for a photo… pic.twitter.com/PAHJVR0Yed
— Jai Brooks (@JaiBrooks1) June 24, 2014
— STOP THE ILLUMINATI (@Illuminati_Stop) June 24, 2014
CONFIRMED – Luis Suarez did bite Giorgio Chiellini pic.twitter.com/x3kT8HNylC
— The Football Jester (@FootballJester) June 24, 2014
— CNN Football (@CNNFC) June 24, 2014
Finally, play this game and start bittingStart Bitting
Finally, everybody win, Uruguay lose because of the irresponsible action.