Controversy follows Liverpool striker Luis Suarez wherever he goes. He's a brilliant player, perhaps the most naturally gifted in the English Premier League. His last minute goal and assist in Liverpool's 2-2 draw with Chelsea Sunday and league leading 23 goals proves that. But Luis Suarez can't stop doing monumentally stupid things. Diving, racial abuse, and for some troubling reason – trying to eat the flesh other human beings.
For the second time, Suarez bit an opposing player for the world to see, this time Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic was the Uruguayan's tasty treat. Suarez faces another lenghty ban and many are calling on Liverpool to dump their best player because he's that much of a detriment to the club's reputation. The scandal gave the infamous British press something to chew on in terms of clever, shocking headlines yesterday morning. The British tabloids are quite the phenomenon, like New York tabloids on horse steroids. Here's a roundup of the back pages and front pages featuing the Cannibal of Anfield…
— Rab Devine (@devinethetwit) April 22, 2013
The Sun again
— Katie Blackburn (@GTKBlackburn) April 22, 2013
The Daily Mirror
— Daily Mirror (@DailyMirror) April 22, 2013
— Kim Bielenberg (@KimBielenberg) April 22, 2013
The Daily Star
— Adrian Kajumba (@AdrianJKajumba) April 21, 2013
— Chris Williams (@diodesign) April 22, 2013
— BBC News (UK) (@BBCNews) April 21, 2013
And wherever there are cheeky headlines, the memes are sure to follow. Sadly, I can't remember the American press being quite so gleeful in covering Mike Tyson biting Evander Holyfield's ear.