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Termites found in Uruguay goalkeeper's bed, police suspect foul play

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Uruguay's goalkeeper Fernando Muslera looks back after being scored on by Costa Rica's Joel Campbell during the group D World Cup soccer match between Uruguay and Costa Rica at the Arena Castelao in Fortaleza, Brazil, Saturday, June 14, 2014
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Uruguay goalkeeper Fernando Muslera found what he originally thought were ants in his hotel room bed at 2 a.m. two nights before his side's 3-1 loss to Costa Rica last Saturday. But an investigation led by Brazil's federal police has since revealed that they were actually termites and foul play is suspected, according to a report in the Tribuna do Ceara.

A source inside the police department told the site that they weren't ruling out that Muslera just left food on his bed either though.

Still, between this and the team's dulce de leche shipment getting confiscated by Brazilian authorities, they might be starting to suspect that the World Cup host nation is still upset about that result in 1950.

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