Report: Suarez's Copa America Ban to be Reversed?

  • ESPN FC, Thursday, May 28, 2015 4:39 PM

ESPN reports that Luis Suarez's ban for biting could be appealed in the wake of FIFA’s crisis, according to the Uruguayan Soccer Player’s Union (MUFP). Uruguay international Suarez was banned for four months by FIFA after biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini at last summer's World Cup in Brazil. The Barcelona striker, who returned to training on Thursday ahead of the Spanish King’s Cup final on Saturday, was also given a nine-match suspension from international matches, a decision upheld after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) rejected an appeal. His suspension means Suarez will miss this summer's Copa America tournament in Chile, although the MUFP could appeal the sanction.

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