How Not To Welcome A New Player To Your Team

Holy crap. That is a horrendously racist thing to say.

1. Former Man City Star Mario Balotelli recently joined Italian power AC Milan.

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2. AC Milan’s VP Paolo Berlusconi (younger brother to former Italian Prime Minister Silvio) called his team’s newest star this strange name:

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3. Which translates to:

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4. The comments were made while Paolo Berlusconi was attending a rally for his brother’s political party. He made the following announcement to the crowd (Translation via ESPN):

“Okay, we are all off to see the family’s little n*****. He’s a crazy head. All the young ladies are invited as well — you can even have a chance to meet the president (Silvio Berlusconi).”

5. The only possible reaction to this is equal parts this:

6. And this:

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