Twitter Reacts To News That Giorgio Chiellini Will Not Face Luis Suarez In CL Final

Twitter Reacts To News That Giorgio Chiellini Will Not Face Luis Suarez In CL Final

It was one of the most highly-anticipated personal battles of the season as Giorgio Chiellini looked set to face Luis Suarez once more.

The Juventus defender and the Barcelona forward were set to face-off for their respective clubs in Saturday’s Champions League Final showdown in Berlin.

It would have been the first time the two players had met since Suarez controversially bit Chiellini during a group match at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

Suarez was subsequently banned from club football for four months and for a record nine international matches.

But the mouth-watering clash has been taken off the table completely as Chiellini was forced to withdraw from the Juventus squad with a calf injury this morning.

It’s sure to be a blow to the Italian champions who will now be missing the heart of their defence as they take on the world’s most formidable front line in Lionel Messi, Neymar and, of course, Suarez himself.

But the news that Chiellini will not be facing Suarez as caused quite a stir on Twitter as you can imagine.

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