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Brazil - Poker brand 888 said it was reviewing its
sponsorship deal with Luis Suarez after the Uruguay striker was accused
of biting an opponent during a World Cup match on Tuesday.Suarez,
who plays for Liverpool in the English Premier League, became one of
the online gambling company's brand ambassadors last month.
the allegations made against Luis Suarez in regards to his behaviour
during Uruguay's World Cup match against Italy, 888poker is seriously
reviewing its relationship with the player as we will not tolerate any
unsporting behaviour," 888poker said in a statement on Wednesday.
governing body FIFA is investigating an incident which has made
headlines around the world. Suarez, twice previously banned for biting,
looks likely to be hit with another lengthy suspension despite escaping
punishment during the match.
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