Suarez: I was in denial over biting


FC Barcelona superstar Luis Suarez has finally come clean over the infamous biting incident with Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.


Nearly five years since the incident in which Suarez suffered a four month ban and nine international fixtures for - the superstar admits he was ashamed of his actions and the way he dealt with the media pressure.


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In a game that saw the Europeans lose 1-0, Suarez went unpunished for what was his second biting incident after the Branislav Ivanovic case in the Premier League in a Liverpool clash against Chelsea.


“My wife asked me what happened and I told her we simply collided. I did not accept the reality, I was in denial, and that was a big mistake,” Suarez told Fox Sports.


“I turned to psychologists and that really helped me to accept my mistakes and grow. I suffered a great deal during that period, for my wife, my children and my teammates.


“I was treated inhumanely, though. I had signed for Barcelona and they didn’t even give me a presentation to the media. I thought my career was over and I’d have to retire.”