Lazio fined for Balotelli racist abuse

2020-01-08 16:34

Lazio were fined €20,000 euros on Wednesday for the racist abuse some of their fans aimed at Mario Balotelli during their 2-1 Serie A win at Brescia at the weekend.

Brescia boss under-fire for Balotelli 'black' joke

2019-11-25 19:34

Brescia president Massimo Cellino has come under fire after he described Mario Balotelli's difficult situation at the promoted Serie A club as "black".

Verona's partial stadium ban for Balotelli racist abuse suspended

2019-11-21 21:37

Italian club Verona's partial one-match stadium closure for racist chants directed at Brescia striker Mario Balotelli in a Serie A game has been suspended on appeal.

Balotelli blames 'handful of idiots' for Verona monkey chants

2019-11-06 08:30

Mario Balotelli said on Tuesday his threat to leave the pitch during the weekend's Serie A defeat to Hellas Verona came after being racially abused by 'a handful of idiots'.

Verona ban fan leader for saying Balotelli not 'completely Italian'

2019-11-05 16:14

Italian club Verona says they have banned the leader of their hard-core ultras supporters group until June 2030 for saying that Mario Balotelli would never be "completely Italian".

5 talking points in European football this weekend

2019-11-04 15:41

Barcelona came unstuck in Spain despite another Lionel Messi goal while Bayern Munich's patience finally ran out with coach Niko Kovac.

Balotelli fails to stop Inter going top of Serie A

2019-10-30 08:20

Inter Milan moved to the top of Serie A with a 2-1 victory over Brescia on Tuesday as Mario Balotelli threatened throughout against his former side.

Balotelli signs for home town team Brescia

2019-08-19 07:40

Milan - Mario Balotelli will return to Italy with home town team Brescia after it was confirmed on Sunday he has signed for the newly-promoted club.

Balotelli open to playing for Brazil's Flamengo - reports

2019-08-05 22:54

Italian striker Mario Balotelli, who has been looking for a new club since his contract with Marseille ended in June, is open to playing for Flamengo.

Lille close on Champions League return with Nimes thrashing

2019-04-29 08:59

Lille moved closer to a return to the Champions League group stage for the first time since 2012 as Christophe Galtier's side thrashed Nimes 5-0.


'Shame on you': Balotelli lashes out in new Italy racism storm

2020-01-06 07:40

Mario Balotelli lashed out on Sunday after again being targeted by racist insults, this time from Lazio fans after he scored for Brescia.

Brescia drop Balotelli after training ground bust-up

2019-11-23 16:35

Mario Balotelli has been dropped for Sunday's Serie A trip to AS Roma after a training ground bust-up with new Brescia coach Fabio Grosso.

Balotelli left out of Italy squad by Mancini

2019-11-08 20:44

Mario Balotelli was not included in Roberto Mancini's squad for Italy's final Euro 2020 qualifiers, despite the president of the country's football federation wanting him selected.

Verona get one-match partial stadium closure for Balotelli racist abuse

2019-11-05 17:01

Italian club Verona have been given a one-match partial stadium closure for monkey cries from their fans directed at Brescia forward Mario Balotelli.

Balotelli hits back as Verona supporters' chief fuels racism row

2019-11-04 18:15

Mario Balotelli has reacted with anger after the head of Verona's hard core ultras fans group fuelled the racism row by denying any abuse had been directed at him.

Balotelli thanks support after being racially abused at Verona

2019-11-04 09:33

Mario Balotelli on Sunday thanked his fellow players and supporters for their support after he was racially abused by Hellas Verona fans, the latest in a series of ugly incidents that have blighted the early weeks of the Serie A season.

Balotelli happy to be home in Brescia

2019-08-19 19:07

Mario Balotelli said on Monday he had "thought of nothing else" after receiving an offer from Brescia, the club in the city where he grew up.

Balotelli poised for move back to Italy with Brescia

2019-08-14 18:03

Mario Balotelli is poised for a return to Italy with newly-promoted home town team Brescia, according to reports.

Belotti recalled, Balotelli out of Italy Euro 2020 qualifiers

2019-05-27 20:13

Torino forward Andrea Belotti has been recalled but Marseille's Mario Balotelli left of Italy's 33-man squad for the Euro 2020 qualifiers against Greece and Bosnia next month.

Balotelli not fit enough to play for Italy - Mancini

2019-03-18 19:45

Italy coach Roberto Mancini says he overlooked Mario Balotelli for upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers because the Marseille player lacked fitness.

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