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Luis Suárez Suspended Nine Matches, Banned Four Months

(Photo credit should read DANIEL GARCIA/AFP/Getty Images)

(Photo credit should read DANIEL GARCIA/AFP/Getty Images)

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — FIFA has reached a decision on Thursday morning, regarding the Luis Suarez biting incident that occurred during a match between Italy and Uruguay on Tuesday.

FIFA announce they have suspended Suarez for nine matches, with the suspension to start on Uruguay’s match with Columbia in the World Cup on June 28th. Suarez is also banned for participating in any related activity for four months.

You can view the full statement from FIFA here.

 

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