Uruguay FA claims Suárez bite marks are photoshopped

Suárez's lawyers are prepared to use "all the arguments possible" to prevent their client from receiving a lengthy ban for biting Giorgio Chiellini. Even if those arguments seem like a bit of a stretch.

Now for the latest twist in the latest Luiz Suárez biting incident: the Uruguay FA is claiming that the bite marks shown on Giorgio Chiellini's shoulder have been photoshopped, making them appear worse than they actually are.

While it's quite likely that some enterprising soul on Twitter circulated a zoomed-in screenshot showing enhanced, angry red welts, it's also not all that likely that this is the photo being submitted as evidence to the FIFA Disciplinary Committee.

This fits with the general argument that the FA are making in defense of Suárez. They claim that he's been a victim of a smear campaign, promulgated by the Italians, the English media and the Brazilian hosts. It's being said that the actions against Suárez have been brought because Italy have been eliminated and because, well, he's Suárez.

But the best argument of all may have come from the Uruguay FA president, who stated that "other behavior similar to Suárez's [occurred] in the game" and they have video footage to prove it.

Apparently the rest of us missed a plethora of biting during Uruguay's narrow victory over England. To the replays, everyone!

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