Home > Sport > Football
Monday January 27, 2014 MYT 6:52:02 AM
Monday January 27, 2014 MYT 6:52:10 AM
(Reuters) - Mario Balotelli could be in hot water again after he was booked for provoking Cagliari supporters after scoring against the Sardinian side in AC Milan's 2-1 win on Sunday.
Balotelli scored the equaliser from a 87th minute free kick at the end of the ground packed by Cagliari fans and the Gazzetta dello Sport showed a photograph of the maverick forward making what it described as a "vulgar gesture".
The forward was booked for his celebration, became involved in an angry altercation with Cagliari players shortly afterwards and had to be calmed down by team mate Kaka.
"Supermario" has already served a three-match ban this season for insulting match officials and being sent off at the end of a match at home to Napoli.
If he is banned again, he could fall foul of Italy coach Cesare Prandelli's code of ethics and find himself dropped from their next match.
(Reporting by Brian Homewood; editing by Martyn Herman)
Balotelli fined for gesture at Cagliari fans
Balotelli fit for AC Milan's trip to Cagliari
Balotelli needs love, says Italy coach Prandelli
Balotelli apologises and says he was provoked
Balotelli says farewell to Milan, may be heading for Liverpool
Low-key Emirates clash shows how far mighty have fallen
Smile firmly back on record-man Messi's face
Wigan chairman Whelan threatens to quit over racism row
Messi sets La Liga record of 253 goals
Chelsea make quick work of West Brom to extend league lead
Newcastle win again to continue astonishing rise
Transitional government appointed in Burkina Faso
Valencia lose ground after derby defeat at Levante
South Korea's chaebols feel the heat as shareholders scrap Samsung merger
Copyright © 1995-2014 Star Publications (M) Bhd (Co No 10894-D)