El Salvador: A night of bites and a twisted nipple

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"My girl's mad at me". While the two were grouped together, Romero twisted the nipple of Altidore, sending the striker to ground.

Altidore was bitten and had a nipple tweaked during the USA's Gold Cup quarterfinal victory over El Salvador in Philadelphia, but that didn't break his sense of humor. She's mad at me, she's mad at Romero.

"It's never happened to me before, but CONCACAF never ceases to amaze me". "I'm sure they will do what they're supposed to do".

But the controversy wasn't to end there when goalscorer Gonzalez also received the same treatment by captain Darwin Cerin in the 81st minute.

During another set-piece corner Gonzalez felt his opponent biting his left shoulder before screaming to the referee.

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He clutched his shoulder before saying after the game: "I was a bit shocked".

Canadian referee Drew Fischer, a Major League Soccer regular, did not penalise the incident, which occurred during a skirmish on the goal line in the 57th minute ahead of a United States corner kick.

Luis Suarez was famously banned for four months by Federation Internationale de Football Association after biting Giorgio Chiellini at the 2014 World Cup.

The former Liverpool striker was also guilty of biting Branislav Ivanovic in a league match against Chelsea.

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