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Berlusconi's Brother Uses Racist Slur to Describe Balotelli

Paolo Berlusconi, younger brother of AC Milan President and former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, controversially described new arrival Mario Balotelli as “the family’s little n*****“ ahead of the Rossoneri’s 2-1 win against Udinese at the San Siro on Sunday. The comments were made during a political meeting in Monza near Milan and were caught on video by local reporters.

His full comment: "OK, we are all off to see the family's little n****. He's a crazy head. All the young ladies are invited as well - you can even have a chance to meet the president (Silvio Berlusconi)."

A spokesperson for AC Milan said there would be no comment from the club regarding the video.

The younger Berlusconi’s racist comment comes at a particularly sensitive time for Milan and for Italian soccer, the Independent points out. Just prior to Christmas, Milan midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng staged a walk-off in a friendly game after being racially abused. Both teams followed him and the friendly was abandoned. His actions won praise from President Berlusconi at the time.

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