World Cup 2014: Brazil press officer given three-game ban

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Brazil press officer Rodrigo Paiva has been suspended for the rest of the World Cup by Fifa after an incident with Chile player Mauricio Pinilla during a last-16 match on 28 June.

The communications officer allegedly shoved Pinilla at half-time in a game Brazil eventually won on penalties after it had ended 1-1.

Paiva is banned for three matches, with a fourth suspended for two years.

That means he will miss Tuesday's semi-final against Germany.

He will also not be involved in either the final or the third-place match.

Paiva has already served one part of his three-game ban after missing the 2-1 quarter-final win against Colombia on Friday.

He has also been fined 10,000 Swiss francs (£6,500).

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