Biting Off More Than He Can Chew: A Psychobiography Of Luis Suarez.
(2015) Biting Off More Than He Can Chew: A Psychobiography Of Luis Suarez., no. 45.
On June 24th 2014, under the watchful gaze of millions of World-Cup viewers, Luis Suarez bit Gorgio Chiellini on the Shoulder. This was the third time that Luis Suarez had resorted to behaviour that has been described as most commonly associated with Children. The present Research aimed to investigate what Psychological explanations can tell us about the motivations behind Luis Suarez biting an opponent. This Research utilised a Psychobiographical approach that incorporated Grounded Theory Analysis of Publically available Data, to identify a number of Themes within the Data that could be applied as an explanation to Luis Suarez's behaviour. The following themes were devised from the Researchers interpretation of the Data and were further discussed with reference to extracts from the Data Analysed: 1) Genetic Disposition, 2) Difficult Childhood and 3) Poor Self-Control.