Lausanne, August 8, 2014: The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has today heard the appeal of Luis Suarez, FC Barcelona and the Uruguayan FA against FIFA. The hearing took place at the CAS headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland.
The player was present and gave a statement to the Panel of CAS arbitrators: Mr Bernhard Welten, Switzerland (President), Professor Luigi Fumagalli, Italy, and Dr Marco Balmelli, Switzerland.
At the end of the hearing, the Panel informed the parties that it will issue its decision as soon as possible, probably before the end of next week.
The full arbitral award, with the grounds, will follow at a later date and be published by the CAS. —- CAS