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Former Venezuelan international Juan Arango given two game suspension for biting opponent

Modified 08 Apr 2015
Arango has been suspended for two games for this bite on Zavala

Mexico City, April 8 (IANS) Former Venezuela international Juan Arango has been suspended for two matches for biting an opponent in the Mexican football league last weekend.

A local disciplinary commission banned the veteran Tijuana playmaker after television images showed he bit Monterrey midfielder Jesus Zavala on the left shoulder during a game on Saturday, reports Xinhua.

Tijuana officials said on Tuesday the club also punished Arango for his actions, but they did not specify whatΒ the punishment was.Β 

The 34-year-old Arango, who played for Mallorca in Spain and Borussia Monchengladbach in Germany, represented Venezuela in five Copa America tournaments.

Published 08 Apr 2015, 13:05 IST
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