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Footage shows England fan losing ear in Brazil attack

The incident appeared to foreshadow the now infamous biting attack by Uruguay and Liverpool striker Luis Suárez on an Italian player

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An England fan watching his team’s World Cup game against Uruguay had his ear bitten off by a fellow supporter, video footage from UK tabloid The Sunday People showed.


The incident appeared to foreshadow the now infamous biting attack by Uruguay and Liverpool striker Luis Suárez on an Italian player.


The film shows an assailant attacking a fellow England fan before escaping off into the crowd.


The supporter, believed to be England fan Robert Farquharson, tells the camera in the footage: “He bit my ear off and called me a black ****!”