Bite number three could land Suarez with a two-year suspension.
Controversial Liverpool and Uruguay striker Luis Suarez could be hit with a ban of up to two years after biting an opponent for the third time in his professional career, report The Mirror.
The 27-year-old sunk his teeth into defender Giorgio Chiellini during Uruguay’s 1-0 win over Italy at the FIFA World Cup in Brazil on Tuesday.
After the incident, which went unpunished at the time, Suarez threw himself to the ground holding his face.
FIFA have confirmed that they have opened disciplinary proceedings against Suarez, who has until 5pm today to respond.
Football’s world governing body have the power to impose a maximum ban of 24 matches or two years.
However, the longest ban in World Cup history to date was eight games for Italy’s Mauro Tassotti, who broke the nose of Spain’s Luis Enrique’s nose in 1994 with an elbow.
Suarez’s previous chomping antics have seem him bite PSV Eindhoven midfielder Otman Bakkal while playing for Ajax in 2010 and Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic during the 2012-13 season for Liverpool.
Real Madrid and Barcelona had been strongly linked with interest in Suarez prior to bite number three.