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Mario Balotelli and his connection to the Jewish people

Mario Balotelli, the man and his six-pack, has a Jewish adoptive mother and family in Israel.
Balotelli said before the UEFA Euro tournament got underway that he would leave the field the minute the audience began heckling him, but that didn't deter the extremist fans, and they were quick to publish a response that read: "You're black and Jewish and should play for the Israeli team, not for Italy."
At tonight's UEFA Euro final, he hopes to shut up all the racists in the stands -


ROME - Two days before the UEFA Euro 2012 finals launched, the Italian soccer squad visited Auschwitz and Birkenau. During the visit, eyes were on star player Mario Balotelli, who has been the target of racist taunts because of his skin color and the fact that he was adopted at age 3 by a Jewish family.


Balotelli said before the tournament got underway that he would leave the field the minute the audience b

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Added: Jul-1-2012 Occurred On: Jul-1-2012
By: aydeo
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Other Middle East, Sports
Tags: Mario Balotelli, UEFA Euro final, Italy, Jewish family
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