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Luis Suarez Hilariously Appealed For Handball Against Chile Goalkeeper In The Area

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Luis Suarez Hilariously Appealed For Handball Against Chile Goalkeeper In The Area

Luis Suarez hilariously appealed for a penalty when the goalkeeper handled the ball last night.

The 32-year old left viewers in stitches during Uruguay's Copa America Group C win over Chile.

In the 22nd minute, as Suarez attempted to cut the ball back to strike partner Edinson Cavani, La Roja's No.1 Gabriel Arias intervened excellently with his hand.

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The ball went out for a corner but Suarez wanted more than that. Straight away the former Liverpool star slapped his hand and called for a penalty before remembering the age-old law that goalkeepers are allowed to use their hands in their box.


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It really is the most Luis Suarez thing ever. Only he would appeal for a handball in this instance.

It's not something new from Suarez either. Last season, he excitedly joined in appeals for handball during the game between Barcelona and Real Betis - not realising it was the home fans appealing against his teammate Nelson Semedo.

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Last night, Suarez's Uruguay emerged 1-0 victors in their final Copa America group game courtesy of Edinson Cavani's late header.

Oscar Tabarez's side will now take on Peru in the quarter-finals on Saturday.

Topics: Football News, Chile, Football, Luis Suarez, Handball, Copa America, Edinson Cavani, Uruguay

Josh Lawless
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