FIFA to Barcelona: Keep Suarez under wraps

Barcelona has a shiny new toy and they cannot show it off to anyone.

Luis Suarez will not be unveiled in a glitzy ceremony after his £75 million (S$159 million) move from Liverpool FC to Barcelona.

This was after FIFA made clear that the 27-year-old Uruguayan "cannot be in a football-related public event", according to a statement released by FIFA's spokeswoman Delia Fischer.

"He cannot even be involved in a football-related charity event," Fisher told BBC. 

This is off course after Suarez was banned from football for four months after he decided to take a bite out of Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini during their World Cup Group D match on June 27.

Barcelona's previous big name purchases have been unveiled in glitzy ceremonies - last season Brazilian player Neymar was unveiled in front of 90,000 cheering fans, BBC reported.

Source: BBC

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