Gonzalo Jara – Gonzalo Jara falls to the floor after Edinson Cavani reacts to the Chilean's unwanted attention. The Uruguayan player was sent off after hitting the defender following his unusual action. Chile went on to win the 2015 Copa America quarterfinal 1-0.
Luis Suarez Pt I – Luis Suarez clutches his teeth moments after biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini during their 2014 World Cup clash. The Uruguayan is still serving the nine-match international ban he received for his actions.
Luis Suarez Pt II – Chiellini was not the first player Suarez had bit. During his time with Ajax Amsterdam, he earned a seven-game ban for biting a PSV Eindhoven player in 2010. While with Liverpool, he missed a further 10 matches after biting Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic in 2013.
John Hopoate – Burly rugby league winger John Hopoate was banned for 12 weeks after sticking his finger up the bottoms of three players during one match in 2011. He was also sacked by his club, Wests-Tigers. Australian media has reacted to the Jara incident by dubbing it the 'Hoppa at the Copa.'
Peter Filandia – In 2002, Australian rules player Peter Filandia was suspended for 10 matches after pleading guilty to biting an opponent's testicles. The incident occurred as Filandia's Port Melbourne played Springvale in the Victorian Football League. The victim suffered a perforated scrotum, with Filandia telling a tribunal that he bit as a reflex action after becoming trapped in a melee.
Mike Tyson – MIke Tyson took up residence in sport's "Hall of Shame" after biting a section out of Evander Holyfield's ear during their world heavyweight title fight in 1997. Tyson was disqualified by the referee and lost his boxing license, although it was later returned to him.