Uruguay captain Diego Lugano has blasted 'barbaric' FIFA for issuing Luis Suarez with a four-month ban for biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini.
Suarez was slapped with a nine-game international ban and suspended from all football-related activity after being found guilty of biting Chiellini in Uruguay's 1-0 win this week.
"It's a breach of human rights that a player cannot go into a stadium where there are 80,000 people or into a hotel with his team-mates, that he cannot work for four months," he told reporters.
"He has committed a crime, but this [ban] is barbarity. Not even a criminal would receive this penalty."