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 should thank the toothy Uruguayan in the end. (Image: bbc.com)

It’s all over but the shouting: as we reported previously 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 effectively stops his World Cup play, Suarez must now face the sobering reality he bit down more than he could chew this time around, career-wise.

It had been just final month 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 component of the online poker giant; all things considered, this had beenn’t precisely the first, or second, or third (you get the concept) time that Suarez sank his teeth into a tremendously idea that is bad.

‘888poker signed Luis Suárez following a season that is fantastic which his achievements were widely recognised,’ said the organization in a formally issued statement. ‘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 m Читать далее