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Barcelona strike deal for World Cup biter Suarez

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Barcelona struck a deal on Friday to buy Uruguayan star striker Luis Suarez from Liverpool, sealing the transfer despite an uproar over him biting a World Cup rival. 

Striker Luis Suarez pictured after Uruguay's World Cup victory over Italy in Natal, northern Brazil on June 24, 2014. Uruguay won 1-0.

Despite the furore that saw him sent home from the World Cup, Barcelona pushed ahead to sign the 27-year-old goalscorer reportedly on condition he apologise for biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini.

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