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Beyond the Bite: 5 of the Most Shocking World Cup Moments

Compared to these crazy moments, Uruguayan striker's controversial bite on an opponent seems almost toothless

Soccer may be the beautiful game, but it sure has its ugly moments. On Tuesday, Uruguay’s Luis Suarez took a bite out of Italian player and didn’t even get a penalty — though he may end up being suspended for his actions.

Yet somehow, Suarez chowing down on an opponent’s shoulder is far from the only shocking World Cup moment, and may not even be the worst.

From a headbutt to another butt-headed move by Suarez, these incidents ran the gambit from comedy to tragedy and caused a stir on sport’s biggest stage.

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