Luis Suarez ability accept alone played 178 annual of Apple Cup 2014, but he arranged a accomplished tournament’s annual of activity into such a abbreviate amplitude of time. Having bootless to win a fettle action to affection in the aperture affray adjoin Costa Rica, he justified his acceptability as one of the game’s deadliest strikers to annual alert and annihilate England with one bold still remaining. Little did the 31-year-old apperceive as he pounced to annihilate the Three Lions that his time in Brazil was additionally growing short. In the additional bisected of Uruguay’s bold adjoin Italy, their third and final one in the accumulation stage, Suarez clashed with apostle Giorgio Chiellini. Both players concluded on the ground, the Italian attractive abashed and abashed as his adversary afraid his teeth as if the Juventus man had fabricated to draw them out with pliers. “I absent my balance… hit my face adjoin [Chiellini], abrogation a baby abrasion on my audacity and a able affliction in my teeth,” he claimed in the after-effects of the clash. As the dust settled, though, it became axiomatic that the adventure was added cogent than Suarez suggested. Chiellini, meanwhile, pulled no punches with his account. “Suarez is a bastard and he gets abroad with it because FIFA appetite their stars to comedy in the Apple Cup,” he fumed, accepting won a chargeless bang but apparent no added abuse accustomed to the offender. “I’d adulation to see if they accept the adventuresomeness to use video evidence. The adjudicator saw the chaw mark, too, but he did nothing.” FIFA, it transpired, did analysis the adventure and advised that Chiellini should be added to a account that ahead included Otman Bakkal and Branislav Ivanovic, players afore him that the Uruguayan had practised the unsavoury bitter art on before. A nine-match all-embracing ban, a ample accomplished and four-month abeyance from all football followed, apathetic the Barcelona-bound player’s aggressive admission for the Camp Nou ancillary until October. His time in Liverpool was adamant with controversy, from the above chaw on Ivanovic to accusations of racism levelled at him from Manchester United apostle Patrice Evra that resulted in an eight-game ban, but activity in Spain has accurate to be rather added placid. The Reds knew aback he accustomed from Ajax beneath the advice of Kenny Dalglish that he was a amateur with a audacious reputation. Suarez had the adumbration of the bitter adventure beforehand in his career, aback still arena with Groningen abiding over him, but a goal-line handball in the 2010 Apple Cup quarter-final adjoin Ghana had already closed common abomination for a man who didn’t assume to care. “The Hand of God now belongs to me. Mine is the absolute Hand of God,” he said afterwards the game, apropos aback to Diego Maradona, who punched a brawl into the net in Argentina’s 1986 quarter-final with England. Suarez’s save, which came backward in extra-time, accepted alike added decisive. Asamoah Gyan saw his amends accurately the bar, and Uruguay went on to win on penalties, abstinent the Africans the befalling to be the aboriginal ancillary from their abstemious to comedy in a apple semi-final. “I fabricated the best save of the tournament,” he reflected. Suarez has appeared to be a adapted appearance before, yet back affective to Spain, issues which were already commonplace accept become rare. The aggressive bend charcoal – he has been appointed 42 times and beatific off already in 198 outings for the Catalans – but the absolutely big antidotal problems arise to accept been alone from his game. Channelled in the actual manner, Suarez has apparent that his assailment and assurance can be a above asset. Since he got his teeth, absolutely literally, into Chiellini, he has denticulate 152 goals in 198 appearances at club level, outstripping alike Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in the scoring stakes during the 2015-16 Primera Division season. In Russia, meanwhile, he will be the civic team’s capital man, and with Uruguay boasting a able band and handed a affectionate draw, he is targeting accretion on a amazing scale. “I appetite there to be the achievability of this actuality my Apple Cup, afterwards abrogation the way I did in 2014,” he said. “I apperceive bodies adjudicator me for that, and I would like to be remembered for article else. “We accept a able aggregation and we accept in our aggregation and our nation, and I would like to be allotment of article at the Apple Cup with Uruguay. “Could it be my Apple Cup? I achievement so.” His beneficiary at Liverpool, Mohamed Salah, may be denied a absolute battle adjoin his antecedent at Anfield due to his injury, but that will serve alone to access the Uruguayan’s affairs of acceptable the Golden Boot. After his two antecedent tilts accomplished alone in infamy, now is Suarez’s best attempt to accomplish it third time advantageous with his country.