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Brescia fans criticize Balotelli after he was racially abused

(CNN)Fans of Brescia have criticized Mario Balotelli after the Italian international was racially abused during last Sunday's match against Hellas Verona.Balotelli threatened to leave the pitch during his side's 2-1 loss, picking up the ball in the second half and kicking it towards the fans that were directing monkey chants at him.The 29-year-old had to be consoled by his Brescia teammates and opposition players, who eventually persuaded him to continue playing.But the Brescia 1911-Ex Curva Nord, a fringe ultra group, have criticized their own player and labeled him arrogant."The fact that he lives in Brescia and wears our jersey, however, does not raise him above everything and everyone and the arrogance that seems to shine through him a ...
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