World Cup 2014 Circus: Suarez Loses 888, While Neymar Briefs

World Cup 2014 Circus: Suarez Loses 888, While Neymar Briefs

The Bite Heard Round the World cost Luis Suarez his World Cup and his 888poker sponsorship this week, but 888 may need certainly to thank the toothy Uruguayan within the end. (Image: bbc.com)

It’s all over but the shouting: as we reported earlier this week, the Bite That Rocked the World Cup, aka Luis Suarez loses his mind, now has 888poker ties that are officially cutting the Uruguayan striker. After a four-month playing ban by FIFA that efficiently concludes his World Cup play, Suarez must now face the sobering reality than he could chew this time, career-wise that he bit off more.

It absolutely was just last month that 888 signed the, um, colorful character that is Suarez to its ambassador program, and even then, it looked like a shaky bet on the part of the on line poker giant; in the end, this wasn’t precisely the first, or second, or third (you get the idea) time that Suarez sank his teeth into a really bad concept.

‘888poker signed Luis Suárez carrying out a fantastic season for which his achievements were widely recognised,’ said the company in a formally issued declaration. ‘Regrettably, after his actions during Uruguay’s World Cup match against Italy on Tuesday, 888poker has decided to end Luis Suárez to its relationship with immediate effect.’

The FIFA ban and 888 shunning follow a much-publicized dental assault on Italian player Giorgio Chiellini during the pair’s match up between Uruguay Continue reading