Britain Soccer Balotelli Racism

FILE – This is a Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 file photo of Liverpool’s Mario Balotelli as he gestures during the English Premier League soccer match against Newcastle United at St James’ Park, Newcastle, England. Balotelli is Tuesday Dec. 2, 2014, facing an investigation from the English Football Association after a post on social media site Instagram was criticized for being racist and anti-Semitic. Balotelli uploaded a picture of the video game character Super Mario, with whom the Italy international shares a nickname, with text around the image including “jumps like a black man and grabs coins like a Jew.” (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)