Suarez incident legal postscript: apology constitutes second bite of the cherry
By Tom Dane
On the evening of 30 June 2014 (nearly a week after the incident and having been found guilty of a deliberate bite on Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini), Luis Suarez issued the following apology:
‘The truth is that my colleague Giorgio Chiellini suffered the physical result of a bite in the collision he suffered with me. I deeply regret what occurred. I apologise to Giorgio Chiellini and the entire football family. I vow to the public that there will never again be another incident like this.’ …
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