Lazio have been fined 20,000 euros (£17,000) after their supporters aimed racist abuse at Mario Balotelli during Sunday’s 2-1 win at Brescia.
Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum has become the latest player to declare he would walk off the pitch if he was racially abused during a match.
Italy manager Roberto Mancini has suggested Mario Balotelli will not be part of his final Euro 2020 squad.
Former Manchester City winger Kiki Musampa believes players have every right to leave the field if subjected to racial abuse.
Brescia striker Mario Balotelli has expressed his gratitude for the support he received in the wake of racist abuse which saw him set to walk off at Verona – and claims those responsible should be ashamed.
Verona head coach Ivan Juric has denied there was any racist abuse directed towards Brescia striker Mario Balotelli, who threatened to walk off during the second half of the Serie A defeat at Stadio Marc’Antonio Bentegodi.