Man City ace Balotelli won't tolerate Euros racism

Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli says he'll walk off the pitch at the Euros if he is subject of racist chants.

Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli says he'll walk off the pitch at the Euros if he is subject of racist chants.

The Italian bad boy says he would KILL anyone who throws bananas at him during the tournament in Poland and Ukraine.

Balotelli said: “Let’s see what happens at the Euros. I hope there will not be a problem. I really can’t handle that.

“I cannot bear racism, it’s unacceptable for me. If it had happened again I’d straight away leave the pitch and go home. We are in 2012. It can’t happen.

“Occasionally, you’re so good people can’t think of any other way to make you angry. They think the only way to play badly is to provoke you.”

He had it worse in his days at Inter Milan — and even had bananas thrown at him in back in 2009.

He admits he could end up in prison if there is any repeat of that during the Euros.

Recalling that day, he said: “These two or three lads were lucky the police came straight away because, I swear, I would have given them a proper kicking.

“I would truly have destroyed them. I hope that doesn’t happen again. If someone throws a banana at me in the street I will go to prison because I will kill him.”

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