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Brazil: Uruguay player accuses British press of “persecuting”  Suarez00:47

Brazil: Uruguay player accuses British press of “persecuting” Suarez

Brazil, natal
June 25, 2014 at 02:17 GMT +00:00 · Published

Diego Lugano, who plays defender for Uruguay's national football team, accused the British press of purposefully persecuting his team mate Luis Suarez, during a press conference in Natal on Wednesday following Tuesday's bite scandal.

The football player said that despite the "unique victory" against Italy, the British press shifted the whole focus of the match to the bite incident involving Luis Suarez and the Italian player Giorgio Chiellini to "sell daily newspapers".

Meanwhile the FIFA headquarters in Rio de Janeiro was caught in the middle of a press storm, as news of the disciplinary actions to be taken on Luis Suarez are still to be known.

Brazil: Uruguay player accuses British press of “persecuting”  Suarez00:47
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Diego Lugano, who plays defender for Uruguay's national football team, accused the British press of purposefully persecuting his team mate Luis Suarez, during a press conference in Natal on Wednesday following Tuesday's bite scandal.

The football player said that despite the "unique victory" against Italy, the British press shifted the whole focus of the match to the bite incident involving Luis Suarez and the Italian player Giorgio Chiellini to "sell daily newspapers".

Meanwhile the FIFA headquarters in Rio de Janeiro was caught in the middle of a press storm, as news of the disciplinary actions to be taken on Luis Suarez are still to be known.

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