ROME - Inter Milan will appeal against the
7,000-euro fine forward Mario Balotelli received for provoking
opposition fans in Wednesday's 1-0 win at Chievo Verona, the
Serie A leaders said on their website on Friday.
The Italy under-21 international, who is of Ghanaian descent
and has often been the victim of racist abuse, was penalised for
clapping at home fans when being substituted.
of the winning goal, said he was responding to racist boos.
Chievo were not punished. Inter were fined 15,000 euros by
the sporting judge of the Italian Football League for racial abuse
their fans directed at the Verona team's black Brazilian
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