FIFA bans Luis Suarez for nine international matches and suspends him from any football activity for four months as a result of the biting incident that took place in the World Cup playoff game against Italy. This is the most severe punishment that has ever been imposed at a World Cup. Additionally, Suarez is not allowed to enter any stadiums and has been fined 100,000 Swiss Francs ($111,000). Suarez has the right to appeal the decision.
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