FIFA announced this morning that it has officially charged the Uruguayan soccer hero Suarez with biting his Italian opponent yesterday just before his team scored the winning goal in World Cup action. He can respond but FIFA must sentence him quickly--before the next match on Saturday. Suarez, who was already known as "The Cannibal" because of two previous biting incidents, and suspensions, may get sent off for the rest of the Cup.
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