Italian newspaper, La Gazzetta dello Sport, published a photo of Italian soccer player Mario Balotelli depicted as King Kong (pictured), the New York Daily News reports.
It seems that the message behind the photo was suppose to show Balotelli toppling England (which they did in yesterday’s Euro Cup Semifinals). But obviously, the photo was poorly executed.
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Balotelli, who was born in Italy but is of Ghanian descent, expressed his fears about anticipated racism in Ukraine and Poland before the tournament started.