25/06/2014 06:52 BST | Updated 27/06/2014 08:59 BST

Luis Suarez Bites Giorgio Chiellini: The Funniest Twitter Reactions

Now here was something for Twitter to get its teeth into (geddit?!). Uruguay's star player Luis Suarez biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini during their World Cup game on Tuesday night.

The event was like a red rag to a bull - or Suarez to a man's flesh - for the funny folk of Twitter. Photoshop gags ensued:

As did Gifs:


And of course, some witty one-liners:

As it's the third time Suarez has apparently done this, we suggest a new journalism rule: 'Suarez Bites Man' is not news. 'Man Bites Suarez' is.

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