Julian Finney

Italy vs. Uruguay, 2014 World Cup: Diego Godin wins it while Luis Suarez bites again

Uruguay have eliminated Italy from the World Cup through a goal by Diego Godin, but the result is likely to be overshadowed by Luis Suarez's apparent bite of Giorgio Chiellini, the third of his professional career.

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FIFA investigates Suarez biting incident

The Uruguay striker appeared to bite an Italian defender on the shoulder when the pair were tangled up in the box late in their World Cup match Tuesday. He could be suspended up to two years.

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Luis Suárez and the bite heard 'round the world

On Tuesday, in the midst of a key match between Italy and Uruguay, the star striker Suárez bit someone. Again.

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How Twitter reacted to the latest Luis Suarez bite

Suarez got a little peckish mid-match, now the world is responding.

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Uruguay squeeze past Italy and into knockouts

Uruguay booked their place in the World Cup knockout stages courtesy of a late goal from Diego Godín, eliminating their opponents Italy in the process.

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Diego Godin makes it 1-0 Uruguay

In controversial fashion, Uruguay lead Italy. Just a minute after Luis Suarez appeared to bite Giorgio Chiellini and get away with it, he delivered this corner that Diego Godin got on the end of, heading past Gianluigi Buffon.

Italy are going to be a bit annoyed by this.

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Did Suárez bite someone again?

Wait, he didn't, did he? Did Luis Suárez really just bite someone again? For the third time?

Yes. Yes, that looks to be a bit on Chiellini's shoulder.

Of course, this isn't the first time Suárez has committed such a dastardly deed. Oh no. Take a look at his other "greatest hits":

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Uruguay has a fan dressed like Guy Fawkes

Remember, remember the fifth of ... the World Cup?

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Marchisio sees red for Italy

Italy and Uruguay haven't been doing much attacking, but that might change now that the Azzurri are down to 10 men. Claudio Marchisio has been sent off for a pretty dumb challenge on Arevalo Rios, and even though it didn't look like much live, he clearly puts his studs right into Rios' leg, and high up too.

That's textbook dangerous play and an easy red card.

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This game in summary

*fart noise*

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Balotelli throws a Busaiku knee; gets suspended

Mario Balotelli has picked up a yellow card against Uruguay, and for that will be suspended for Italy's Round of 16 game should they advance. How did he pick up that yellow card, you ask?

With a damn Busaiku Knee!

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Italy vs. Uruguay: Lineups

Italy coach Cesare Prandelli has altered his formation and personnel for their key clash with Uruguay, while Óscar Tabárez has named an unchanged lineup.

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How to watch Italy vs. Uruguay

One of these two former World Cup champions will be going home early. Find out how to watch on TV and online.

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Italy, Uruguay after one knockout place

Thanks to Costa Rica, one knockout stage place is available for Italy and Uruguay.

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