The Bite Heard Round the World cost Luis Suarez his World Cup and his 888poker sponsorship this week, but 888 may have to thank the toothy Uruguayan within the end. (Image: bbc.com)
It’s all over but the shouting: as we reported early in the day this week, the Bite That Rocked the World Cup, aka Luis Suarez loses his mind, now has 888poker officially cutting ties with the Uruguayan striker. After a four-month playing ban by FIFA that efficiently ends their 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 only final thirty days that 888 signed the, um, colorful character that is Suarez to its ambassador program, and even then, it appeared as if a shaky bet on the part of the online poker giant; most likely, this wasn’t precisely the first, or second, or third (you get the idea) time that Suarez sank his teeth into a tremendously bad concept.
‘888poker signed Luis Suárez adhering to a season that is fantastic which his achievements had been widely recognised,’ said the organization in a formally issued declaration. ‘Regrettably, after their actions during Uruguay’s World Cup match against Italy on Tuesday, 888poker has determined 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 Continue reading