Fifa probe Suarez bite


Suarez, who has twice been found guilty of biting before in his career, tangled with Chiellini with 10 minutes to go of the tie - just 30 seconds before Uruguay's Diego Godin scored the only goal of the game. 

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Fifa have confirmed they will investigate the incident. If found guilty, Suarez is likely to miss the rest of the World Cup, while his club career with Liverpool may also be affected.

The world footballing body released statement, which said: 'FIFA can confirm that disciplinary proceedings have been opened against the player Luis Suarez of Uruguay following an apparent breach of art. 48 and/or art. 57 of the FIFA Disciplinary Code during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ match Italy-Uruguay played on 24 June 2014. The player and/or the Uruguayan FA are invited to provide with their position and any documentary evidence they deem relevant until 25 June 2014, 5pm, Brasilia time.

'According to art. 77 lit. a of the FIFA Disciplinary Code (FDC), the FIFA Disciplinary Committee is responsible for sanctioning serious infringements which have escaped the match officials’ attention. Furthermore, according to art. 96 of the FDC, any type of proof may be produced (par. 1), in particular are admissible, reports from referees, declarations from the parties and witnesses, material evidence, audio or video recordings (par. 3).'