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Andrea Barzagli and Giorgio Chiellini leave the pitch after losing to Uruguay in Natal. Photograph:   EPA/

Curiously, in the aftermath of the “disaster” of Italy’s World Cup elimination at the hands of Uruguay, Italian media this morning (or yesterday?) pai(...)

Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini shows his shoulder, claiming he was bitten by Uruguay’s Luis Suarez. Photo: Tony Gentile/Reuters

Look, there’ll be enough talk about Luis, so we’ll focus on the football.Kidding.“Another one of those where were you when . . . ?” moments, to which (...)

Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini  complains to the referee and claims he was bitten by Uruguay’s Luis Suarez.

As the final whistle went in Natal to confirm that Uruguay had beaten Italy to progress to the second round of the World Cup, a deep roar of triumph w(...)

Head coach Oscar Tabarez of Uruguay hugs Luis Suarez after their  1-0 victory over Italy  at Estadio das Dunas  in Natal, Brazil. Photograph:  Julian Finney/Getty Images

Uruguay manager Oscar Tabarez claimed that Luis Suarez “is the target of certain sections of the press” after the Liverpool striker provoked another m(...)

Luis Suarez of Uruguay and Giorgio Chiellini of Italy   after a clash in which the latter claims he was bitten.  Photograph:   Matthias Hangst/Getty Images

Luis Suarez avoided the controversy of his latest alleged biting incident as he hailed Uruguay’s march into the World Cup knockout stages. Suarez coul(...)

 Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini claims he was bitten by Uruguay’s Luis Suarez as the striker holds his teeth at the Estadio Arena das Dunas in Natal. Photograph: EPA

Luis Suarez has found himself at the centre of another biting storm after a clash with Giorgio Chiellini in Uruguay’s World Cup clash with Italy. With(...)

Luis Suarez of Uruguay  during the  Group D match against Italy  at Estadio das Dunas on June 24th, 2014 in Natal. Photograph:  Clive Rose/Getty Images

Italy 0 Uruguay 1Uruguay knocked Italy out of the World Cup but the only thing people were talking about at Natal’s Estadio das Dunas tonight was Luis(...)

Uruguay striker Luis Suarez during yesterday’s press conference where he criticised the English media.

Uruguay’s pre-match press conference at Natal’s Estadio das Dunas was sidetracked by another episode in Luis Suarez’s ongoing feud with the English(...)

England manager Roy Hodgson said there were signs of progress in this World Cup but it still led to an early exit. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire.

It is strange to look back and consider that most of the important things were said before the Uruguay game. Roy Hodgson teased Luis Suarez to prov(...)

Uruguay’s  Luis Suarez celebrates during his side’s 2-1 victory over England at the  Arena de Sao Paulo  in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Photo:  Julian Finney/Getty Images

No prizes for guessing who dominated the headlines in South America yesterday. The best of the continent’s sides four years ago, Uruguay had looked s(...)

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