Football

Racist chants halt Serie A match

Published 0051 GMT (0851 HKT) May 13, 2013
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AC Milan's Mario Balotelli reacts to racist abuse from the visiting Roma fans at the San Siro on Sunday. Claudio Villa/Getty Images
The match was halted in the second half as referee Gianluca Rocchi ordered a public address announcement to warn the visiting supporters to stop their chants. GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images
In the first half, Milan's Sulley Muntari had to be restrained by teammate Kevin-Prince Boateng after being red-carded against Roma, having bizarrely tried to pin down the arms of the referee as he tried to take out his cards. Claudio Villa/Getty Images
Roma's veteran captain Francesco Totti was also sent off late in the match, which ended 0-0, after lashing out with his elbow at a Milan opponent. GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images