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Mario Balotelli criticizes Lazio fans for offensive chants

During the game, in which Balotelli gave his Brescia side a 1-0 lead at home to Lazio, a stadium announcement was made reportedly warning against further discriminatory chanting, according to the Press Association. After the match, which Lazio won 2-1, former Manchester City star Balotelli posted on Instagram: "Lazio fans that were today at the stadium SHAME ON YOU," adding the hashtag #saynotoracismIn a statement, Lazio later said: "SS Lazio dissociates itself in the most taxing way from the discriminatory behaviors carried out by a very small minority of fans during a match against Brescia. "The club once again reiterates the condemnation of similar unjustified intemperances and confirms its intent to prosecute those who in fact betray their sporting passion causing a serious damage to the image of the club and the Biancoceleste team."Earlier this season, the 29-year-old Balotelli threatened to leave the pitch after he was subjected to racist abuse by Hellas Verona fans.There have beRead More – Source

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