• Italian mayor says sorry to Keita Balde over Racist Abuse

    Italian mayor says sorry to Keita Balde over Racist Abuse

    Keita Balde has been offered apologies by the mayor of Padova after the Lazio striker fell victim to racist monkey chants during a pre-season friendly on Wednesday.

    Keita, a Senegalese born in Spain, is one of several black players in Italy’s Serie A to have faced racist abuse in the past. On Wednesday, there were echoes of the incident that saw Kevin Prince-Boateng lead his AC Milan teammates off the pitch during a January 2013 friendly away to lower league Pro Patria […]