Blatter says Suarez bite not fair, but stays mum on ban
Rio de Janeiro:
Alexis Sanchez ( C- front) scores the equalizer against Brazil at
The Mineirao Stadium
in Belo Horizonte A penalty attempt will result in a score between two- thirds and three- quarters of the time, according to data from top- flight European club football
For all the news and updates about FIFA World Cup 2014, scan image using the dna it app. Instructions at www. dnaindia. com/ apps/ dnait Off- spinner Harbhajan Singh ( R), who is in Brazil to watch the World Cup, shares a light moment with legendary Brazilian footballer Pele in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday
FIFA president Sepp Blatter believes Luis Suarez’s biting offense was “definitely not fair” — though he won’t say the player’s name. “It is not fair what he has done,” Blatter said Friday in a video interview on FIFA’s website. In his only scheduled media commitment during the World Cup, Blatter said it was not for him to comment on the severity of Suarez’s punishment. In the seven- minute interview, Blatter briefly touched on the biggest controversy of the tournament. Suarez’s nine- match, four- month ban was “taken by a panel of seven judges” on FIFA’s disciplinary committee, Blatter says. “Obviously they have taken into consideration the antecedents of this player,” Blatter said.