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Barcelona striker Suarez: I needed shrink after Chiellini biting clash

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has opened up on his biting incident with Juventus captain Giorgio Chiellini in the 2014 World Cup.

The infamous incident occurred during a group game, which saw Italy lose 1-0.

“My wife asked me what happened and I told her we simply collided. I did not accept the reality, I was in denial, and that was a big mistake," confessed Suarez on Fox Sports.

“I turned to psychologists and that really helped me to accept my mistakes and grow. I suffered a great deal during that period, for my wife, my children and my teammates.

“I was treated inhumanely, though. I had signed for Barcelona and they didn't even give me a presentation to the media. I thought my career was over and I'd have to retire."

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