By Jack Kinnersley For Mailonline
Published: 11:04 BST, 3 September 2020 | Updated: 11:45 BST, 3 September 2020
Luis Suarez has phoned Giorgio Chiellini in a bid to clear the air as the Barcelona striker edges closer to a move to Juventus.
The Uruguay international infamously bit the defender on the shoulder during his side's World Cup group-stage game against Italy in Brazil in 2014.
Suarez was not sent off that day as the referee did not see it but was later banned from football for four months for the savage attack.
Luis Suarez infamously bit defender Giorgio Chiellini on the shoulder at the 2014 World Cup
Suarez was not sent off - and laughably tried to claim that Chiellini had injured his teeth with his shoulder (above) - as the referee did not see it, but he was later banned for four months
Now he has spoken to Chiellini, who is Juve's captain, as he aims to put the incident behind them and move on as potential team-mates, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport.
Despite the disgraceful nature of Suarez's bite, Chiellini has since shrugged off the incident.
He said: 'Suddenly I noticed he had bit my shoulder.
'It just happened, but this is his contact