LONDON – The English FA charged Liverpool’s Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez on Wednesday with racially abusing Manchester United defender Patrice Evra during a Premier League match at Anfield last month.
“It is alleged that Suarez used abusive and/or insulting words and/or behaviour towards Manchester United’s Patrice Evra contrary to FA rules,” the FA said in a statement on its website.
“It is further alleged that this included a reference to the ethnic origin and/or colour and/or race of Patrice Evra. The FA will issue no further comment at this time.”
The incident took place a week before Chelsea and England captain John Terry was alleged to have racially insulted Queens Park Rangers defender Anton Ferdinand. Terry denies the charge.
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