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World Cup: Uruguay’s Suarez banned for 9 matches, 4 months

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Rio de Janeiro, June 26 :

Uruguay striker Luis Suarez Thursday was banned for nine games and four months by world body FIFA for biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini during the team’s 1-0 win in their last World Cup group match in Natal on Tuesday.

The ban was imposed on Suarez with immediate effect and he will miss Uruguay’s pre-quarterfinal match with Colombia slated for Saturday.

(IANS)