Luis Suarez bizarrely appeals for handball despite keeper saving shot

Uruguay striker Luis Suarez took his reputation as a fierce competitor to new heights in his side’s 1-0 win over Chile in the Copa America on Monday night First he appealed for a handball. by Chile’s goalkeeper before later asking for their defender Gonzalo Jara to be sent off after he tripped up a pitch invader The 32-year-old’s career has been shrouded with controversial moments and these were the latest ones in another high-profile match With his side searching for a goal against the Copa America holders to earn them top spot in the group, Suarez raced into the box and rounded Chile’s Gabriel Arias but the keeper rose again to punch the striker’s shot away for a corner in the 23rd minute  Suarez, however, seemed to momentarily forget that Arias’ job is to stop shots with his hands and appealed for a penalty, gesticulating to the referee by pointing to his own hand The striker’s protest only lasted a brief moment before, putting his hands on his head to console himself for the missed opportunity In the second half, the striker made another frantic appeal to the referee to ask for Chile’s Jara to be sent off after the defender tripped up a pitch invader  The invader, who wore a chicken head mask, managed to sprint a third of the way on to the field – evading the onrushing stewards As he got closer to the halfway line he was stopped in his tracks by Jara – prompting Suarez to inexplicably chase after the referee to send off his opponent The incidents come exactly five years to the day when Suarez infamously bit Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini in a group stage decider at the 2014 World Cup, which saw him banned for four months  Suarez’s strike partner Edinson Cavani later grabbed the only goal of the game which saw 15-times Copa America champions Uruguay finish top of Group C ahead of Chile to set up a quarter-final tie with Peru  

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