Luis Suarez is finding out just how hard it is to rehabilitate a damaged reputation.
Arriving at Liverpool with the tag `Cannibal of Ajax' after a biting incident in the Netherlands and vilified for being sent off in a World Cup quarterfinal for a cynical handball on the goal line, he's proved to be a magnet for controversy in England.
Tuesday marked exactly a year since the Uruguay striker re-opened race tensions in the English game by abusing Manchester United's Patrice Evra.
Now Suarez is at the center of fresh controversy, being attacked as the chief culprit in a wave of diving and simulation that has crept into the Premier League.
The Evra controversy rumbled on for months, with Liverpool's antagonistic response to the sanctions, and Suarez's refusal to shake hands in the rematch, causing as much damage as the original confrontation.
Liverpool's attempt to draw a line under a dispute at the beginning of this season had seemed to be working.
''I shut up and I forget it,'' ...