Evander Holyfield's Hilarious Tweet After World Cup Bite

The Internet erupted in tweets and memes after Luis Suarez's alleged bite.

ByABC News
June 24, 2014, 3:30 PM

— -- After Uruguay defeated Italy 1-0 today at the World Cup, former boxer Evander Holyfield -- no stranger to being bitten himself -- tweeted about Uruguayan player Luis Suarez appearing to bite an opponent.

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Holyfield's ear was famously bitten on June 28, 1997 by boxer Mike Tyson, who was then disqualified in the heavyweight championship rematch in Las Vegas.

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After Suarez jockeyed with Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini in the 80th minute, both players fell to the ground. Chiellini rose up quickly while pulling down his jersey, trying to show the referees what he believed to be a bite mark.

The Internet exploded with comments and jokes about Suarez's apparent bite:

Holyfield even re-tweeted the following Tweet from a fan: