Balotelli hits back at Italy’s racist fans

29 May at 15:44
Racism is still a very big issue in the Italian society and – as a consequence – in football. The Nice striker made return to Italy national team yesterday night and was the azzurri vice-captain. ‘Balo’, in fact, was the most experienced Italian player on the pitch after Leonardo Bonucci.

During the game some fans shown a disgusting banner that read: “My captain has Italian blood”. Balotelli did not take the banner very well and hit back at racist fans on Instagram: “Come on lads, we are in 2018! Wake up please!” Super Mario wrote.
 

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