UEFA reviewing racism reports

June 16, 2012
By Associated Press
WARSAW, Poland -- UEFA is looking into reports that Croatia fans threw a banana on the field and racially abused Italy striker Mario Balotelli during the match at the Euro 2012 tournament.

UEFA says it is seeking more information on the alleged fan behavior during the game Thursday in Poznan, Poland.

An anti-discrimination group appointed by UEFA says it has "categorical" eyewitness accounts indicating nearly 300 people directed monkey chants at Balotelli, who is black.
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