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Soccer Biter Will Return From His Ban To Play For A New Club
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Soccer Biter Will Return From His Ban To Play For A New Club

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Soccer Biter Will Return From His Ban To Play For A New Club

Soccer Biter Will Return From His Ban To Play For A New Club
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NPR's Arun Rath takes a moment to note that notorious World Cup soccer biter Luis Suarez has been traded to a new professional club, Barcelona.

ARUN RATH, HOST:

Soccer is most egregious masticator has a new home club in Spain. Since 2010, the star Uruguayan footballer, Luis Suarez, has played for Liverpool. In that time, he's been disciplined more than once for biting an opponent. Most recently, FIFA suspended Suarez for four months after he chomped Italian defender, Giorgio Chiellini, during the World Cup. But this week the Barcelona Football Club welcomed Suarez with open arms and a transfer fee reported at $128 million. Suarez says he's wanted to transfer to Barcelona for some time. His wife's family lives there. But even though Barcelona wants him, football doesn't. Not until late October anyway, when he's served out his suspension. Only then can he train with his new team.

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