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Luis Suarez charged for finger gesture

  • Reuters, Wednesday, December 7, 2011 2:20 PM

The English FA has charged Liverpool striker Luis Suarez with improper conduct over an allegedly flipping off Fulham fans after his team's 1-0 loss at Craven Cottage on Monday.

Liverpool fell to a late strike by Fulham’s Clint Dempsey and Suarez was filmed pointing his middle finger towards the Fulham fans -- were often heard shouting “cheat” at the Uruguayan forward -- as he walked off the field. During the match the home crowd.

Suarez is already in trouble with the authorities, having been charged by the FA with racially abusing Manchester United left back Patrice Evra during a 1-1 draw at Anfield in October.

Liverpool and Suarez have till Dec. 12 to respond to the latest charges.

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