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FIFPro hit out at ban for Liverpool striker Suarez

FIFPro says FIFA's punishment for Liverpool striker Luis Suarez is over the top.

The Uruguay forward was banned for four months from football after biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini.

The international players' union has questioned the severity and focus of FIFA's punishment of Suarez , saying it "infringes his right to work" and doesn't offer him the treatment he needs.

FIFPro said Friday that "rehabilitation and serious treatment ... must be a part of any sanction" for the Uruguay and Liverpool forward.

"Luis Suarez deserves all the support he needs including legal support in the appeal case in order to achieve a reduction of the sanctions," FIFPro said in a statement.

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