Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 5/1/13
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Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic says he has forgiven Luis Suarez after being bitten by the Liverpool striker. Ivanovic was bitten in the arm by Suarez during Chelsea's 2-2 draw at Anfield in April and the Uruguayan has since been handed a 10-match suspension by the Football Association. Suarez had apologised to Ivanovic in the immediate aftermath of the incident, which the Serbian admitted took him by surprise. The 29-year-old is not dwelling on the matter and, in an interview in his homeland, confirmed he does not hold a grudge against Suarez. "When it happened I was really surprised and, of course, in shock," Ivanovic told Vecernje Novosti. "But, when the match it ended, it all cooled down. I almost forgot about everything. "The next day we talked on the phone and I accepted his apology. I didn't attack him for what he had done, but I also didn't defend him. "But I forgive him. For me that can happen. But I really don't care too much." Suarez last week decided not to a...
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