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Snapshot: Here's Giorgio Chiellini's shoulder after his 'run-in' with Luis Suarez

Obviously, we haven’t seen the defender’s shoulder very often, but they look like bite-marks to us.

IT WAS BY no means a first, but Luis Suarez’ mouth got him into trouble yet again today when he appeared to bite Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini during Uruguay’s Group D World Cup win over Italy.

After both players got off the ground following the clash, Chiellini pulled down his shirt to try to convince referee Marco Rodriquez that he had been bitten.

Here’s a close-up.

pa Are we seeing things, or are they bite-marks on the back of his shoulder. Source: Hassan Ammar

No action was taken by the referee and, indeed, within minutes Uruguay took the lead against the Europeans (who earlier had Claudio Marchisio sent off). The result is enough to take them into the knock-out stages as group runners-up.

Brazil Soccer WCup Italy Uruguay Gaston Ramirez tells Chiellini to get over it, presumably. Source: Hassan Ammar

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