By Chris Wright
There’s no sitting on the fence with Mario Balotelli vis-a-vis the preemptive racism storm a-brewing ahead of Euro 2012. The new Italian No. 9 – who has endured more than his fair share of abuse in the past – has vowed to ‘kill anyone’ who throws bananas at him in the street in Poland and/or Ukraine, telling France Football:
“If [racism] does happen I would leave the pitch and go home. Racism is unacceptable to me, I cannot bear it.
“We are in 2012, it can’t happen. If someone throws a banana at me in the street, I