Mario Balotelli charged after social media posting

Friday 05 Dec 2014
Balotelli has until 6pm, on 15 December to respond to the charge
Mario Balotelli has been charged by The FA in relation to a recent posting on social media.

It is alleged the Liverpool player breached FA Rule E3[1] in that his posting was abusive and/or insulting and/or improper.

It is further alleged that this is an ‘Aggravated Breach’ as defined by FA Rule E3[2] as it included a reference to ethnic origin and/or colour and/or race and/or nationality and/or religion or belief.

The player has until 6pm on 15 December 2014 to respond to the charge.

By FA Staff