Posted On Monday, 22nd April 2013
The Hand of the Devil incident infuriated Ghanaians at the 2010 World Cup now Luiz Suarez hat hit the wrong headlines again by biting Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic. We produce a full list of Suarez controversies.
Liverpool striker Luis Suarez found himself in hot water again on Sunday when his bite on Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic sparked universal condemnation.
Here we look at the Uruguay star’s previous controversies:
February 2007: Suarez makes his international debut for Uruguay against Colombia but is sent off in the final minutes after being shown a second yellow card for dissent.
July 2010: During the 2010 World Cup quarter-finals, Suarez prevents Ghana’s Dominic Adiyiah from scoring in the final minute with a deliberate handball on the line and is subsequently sent off. A penalty was awarded but missed by Asamoah Gyan and footage showed Suarez celebrating on the sidelines. Uruguay eventually went through to the last four on penalties.
November 2010: Suarez, then playing for Dutch team Ajax, earns a seven-match ban and is fined by his club for biting PSV Eindhoven midfielder Otman Bakkal.
October 2011: Suarez racially abuses Manchester United’s Patrice Evra during a Premier League match at Anfield and is banned for eight matches and fined £40 000 ($60 000).
December 2011: After making an offensive gesture towards Fulham fans, he is given a one-match ban.
February 2012: Suarez refuses to shake Evra’s hand before kick-off as United and Liverpool meet again at Old Trafford.
January 2013: Handles the ball prior to scoring Liverpool’s winner in the FA Cup third round tie at Mansfield.
April 2013: Bites Ivanovic on the right arm during his side’s 2-2 draw with Chelsea at Anfield.