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  1. Former Liverpool striker Luis Suarez wants FIFA apology for bite banRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | A Different League

    Former Liverpool star Luis Suarez wants FIFA to apologise to him for handing out such a lengthy ban for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini at last summer's World Cup, the Metro reports. The Uruguayan international was caught taking a chunk out of Chiellini's shoulder during their final group game in Brazil and was subsequently banned for nine games and told that he would not even be allowed into the stadium to cheer on his teammates.

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  2. Liga - Luis Suarez wants apology from FIFARead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | Yahoo!

    Barcelona striker Luis Suarez wants an apology from FIFA for an "excessive" ban after he bit Giorgio Chiellini during the 2014 World Cup. The Uruguay international was caught on camera munching on the Italy defender's shoulder during their crucial group game and the 1-0 result eventually knocked the Azzurri out.

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  3. Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo Each Logged Over 10,000 Minutes of Soccer Since June 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | The Big Lead

    About a year ago, on the eve of the 2014 World Cup I wrote a post for this site looking at the massive game /minute logs accrued by many of the star players the previous year. My premise centered on the fact that the World Cup comes at the end of the 10+ month club season, where top-level players at marquee clubs basically resume training from the previous season in mid-July and then play until late-May with a brief winter break squeezed in if you play anywhere but in England.

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  4. Ghana 'hate' Luis Saurez after 2010 World Cup, says Asamoah GyanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 5 | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    Asamoah Gyan reacts after missing a penalty against Uruguay in the 2010 World Cup quarter-finals. Kai Pfaffenbach / Reuters / July 2, 2010 Ghana were on the verge of becoming the first African side to qualify for a World Cup semi-final - just a penalty kick away from making history at Africa's World Cup.

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  5. Copa America 2015: Tournament Winners and LosersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 5 | BleacherReport

    Saturday night brought the 2015 Copa America to a close, as Chile won the final on penalties against Argentina to claim the trophy on home soil. Almost a month of enjoyable and sometimes crazy inernational football in South America has ended, leaving us to sift through the celebrations - and in some cases, the wreckage - to seek out which teams and individuals left the biggest impressions, both in a positive and a negative sense.

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  6. Copa America 2015: Gonzalo Jara handed banRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    Chile's hopes of making the Copa America final on home soil were dealt a blow after key defender Gonzalo Jara was suspended for three matches and handed a $7,500 fine by South America's football confederation for poking his finger into Edison Cavani's backside. "We regret this sanction but we will accept it," the Chilean Football Federation said in a statement on its website after Jara was ruled out of Chile's semifinal with Peru as well as the final if the hosts win Monday's game.

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  7. Copa America 2015: Gonzalo Jara's poke in backside earns him banRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | GantDaily.com

    Chile's hopes of making the Copa America final on home soil were dealt a blow after key defender Gonzalo Jara was suspended for three matches and handed a $7,500 fine by South America's football confederation for poking his finger into Edison Cavani's backside. "We regret this sanction but we will accept it," the Chilean Football Federation said in a statement on its website after Jara was ruled out of Chile's semifinal with Peru as well as the final if the hosts win Monday's game.

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  8. Chilean defender facing possible ban for goosing opponent, flopping - VIDEORead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    Referee Sandro Ricci shows a second yellow card to Uruguay's Edinson Cavani as Chile's Gonzalo Jara looks on during their quarter-finals Copa America 2015 soccer match at the National Stadium in Santiago, Chile, June 24, 2015. Referee Sandro Ricci shows a second yellow card to Uruguay's Edinson Cavani next to Chile's Gonzalo Jara during their quarter-finals Copa America 2015 soccer match at the National Stadium in Santiago, Chile, June 24, 2015.

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  9. Gonzalo Jara enters soccer's 'Hall of Shame'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Think of Luis Suarez biting Giorgio Chiellini, the violence-plagued Intercontinental Cup matches of yesteryear or any of the array of tricks used by former Juventus defender Paolo Montero, who still holds the record for the most dismissals -- 16 -- in Italy's Serie A. Notably Edison Cavani, whose dismal Copa America hit rock bottom after he was sent off in Uruguay's 1-0 defeat by hosts Chile in their quarterfinal. The striker slapped Gonzalo Jara after the defender poked his finger into Cavani's backside after 63 minutes, an incident that was missed by the match officials.

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  10. Cavani, Fucile see red as hosts advance in bruising Copa battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | Umukino

    Chile sent nine-man Uruguay crashing out of the Copa America on Wednesday, winning a bruising quarter-final 1-0 as controversy over lurid provocation tactics rocked the tournament. An 81st-minute strike from Juventus defender Mauricio Isla settled a pulsating encounter at Santiago's EstadioNacional as holders Uruguay saw striker EdinsonCavani and defender Jorge Fucile sent off.

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  11. Conmebol to probe Chile's Jara over Cavani incidentRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    South American football's governing body Conmebol will probe an incident that led to the dismissal of Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani during a Copa America match. TV images showed Chile defender Gonzalo Jara poking his finger in Cavani's backside, causing the Paris Saint-Germain striker to retaliate by slapping his opponent's face.

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  12. Jara faces rap after Cavani red card leaves Uruguay with 'bitter taste'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Independent.ie

    South American football officials will look into the actions of Chile defender Gonzalo Jara, who was caught on video poking Edinson Cavani's behind to provoke a red card in the Copa America quarter-finals. Alberto Lozada, a member of CONMEBOL's disciplinary panel, said last night that the local governing body "will open an investigation" into Jara.

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  13. Gonzalo Jara set to face inquiry for 'Hoppa' momentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Canberra Times

    South American football officials will look into the actions of Chile defender Gonzalo Jara, who was caught on video poking Edinson Cavani's behind to provoke a red card in the Copa America quarter-finals. Alberto Lozada, a member of CONMEBOL's disciplinary panel, said Thursday the local governing body "will open an investigation" into Jara.

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  14. Investigation into Copa red card as Cavani 'poked'Read the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. South American football officials will investigate the actions of Chile defender GonzaloJara, who was caught on TV poking Edinson Cavani's backside to provoke him into getting sent off in the quarter-finals of the Copa America.

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    Jun 25, 2015 | Daily Star

    Cavani retaliated and was sent off, with former West Brom man Jara theatrically collapsing to the floor despite the minimal contact. But Jara ended up the butt of his own joke as he faces a probe for his part in the bizarre incident.

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  16. Player reacts to 'Hopoate' attack, gets sent offRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    A bad tempered game in the Copa America saw Uruguayan star striker Edinson Cavani sent off after being on the receiving end of a John Hopoate-like attack to his backside. Hosts Chile beat the holders Uruguay 1-0 to reach the semi-finals and Cavani was the first of two players to see red as Uruguay finished the match with nine men.

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  17. Chile soccer player investigated for intimate touch of opponentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | CBS News

    South American football officials will look into the actions of Chile defender Gonzalo Jara , who was caught on video poking Edinson Cavani's behind to provoke a red card in the Copa America quarterfinals. Alberto Lozada, a member of CONMEBOL's disciplinary panel, said Thursday that the local governing body "will open an investigation" into Jara.

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  18. Godin demands Jara faces Suarez-like mega banRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Goal.com

    Edinson Cavani was wound up when the Chile defender shoved his finger in the striker's backside and the striker's Uruguay team-mate is incensed by what happened Diego Godin believes Gonzalo Jara deserves a ban akin to Luis Suarez's suspension for shoving his finger into Edinson Cavani 's backside as Chile eliminated Uruguay from the Copa America on Wednesday. Suarez was subject to a nine-game competitive international match ban following the striker biting Giorgio Chiellini in last summer's World Cup, which ruled the Barcelona forward out of this continental tournament.

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  19. Jara could face suspension for provoking CavaniRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | ETaiwanNews.com

    South American football officials will look into the actions of Chile defender Gonzalo Jara, who was caught by TV cameras poking Edinson Cavani's behind to provoke a red card in the quarterfinals of the Copa America. Alberto Lozada, a member of CONMEBOL's disciplinary panel, said Thursday that the local governing body "will open an investigation" that could lead to a suspension for the Chilean player.

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  20. Copa America 2015: Gonzalo Jara's poke in backside creates stormRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | GantDaily.com

    Think of Luis Suarez biting Giorgio Chiellini, the violence-plagued Intercontinental Cup matches of yesteryear or any of the array of tricks used by former Juventus defender Paolo Montero, who still holds the record for the most dismissals - 16 - in Italy's Serie A. Notably Edison Cavani, whose dismal Copa America hit rock bottom after he was sent off in Uruguay's 1-0 defeat by hosts Chile in their quarterfinal. The striker slapped Gonzalo Jara after the defender poked his finger into Cavani's backside after 63 minutes, an incident that was missed by the match officials.

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