Football: Racism storm sweeps Italy again after Verona fans monkey chant Balotelli

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Brescia’s Mario Balotelli (second right) reacts to Verona supporters’ racist chants during the Italian Serie A football match. (Simone Venezia/ANSA via AP)

04 Nov 2019 12:55AM(Updated: 04 Nov 2019 04:24AM)

ROME: Italian football was again reeling from racist abuse on Sunday (Nov 3) after Mario Balotelli threatened to leave the pitch following monkey chants from Hellas Verona fans, the latest in a series of ugly incidents that have blighted the early weeks of the Serie A season.Brescia striker Balotelli, 29, scored and hit the post in a 2-1 Serie A defeat at Verona that leaves his hometown side in the relegation zone, but his performance was overshadowed by his fury at Verona’s notorious supporters, who have a long track record of far-right politics and open racism.

Verona coach Ivan Juric had earlier told Sky Sport that he heard “no racis

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