Footballer Balotelli Blasts Italy's First Black Senator
Mario Balotelli, who was born in Italy to Ghanaian parents took to Instagram to criticise Nigerian-born Toni Iwobi, who was elected as the first black senator in Italy's history and who is a member of the far-right anti-immigrant League Party. Iwobi has long argued that racism in Italy is as a result of illegal immigration.
Vanguard, 7 March 2018
Italian international footballer Mario Balotelli has blasted the country's first black senator, who was elected in Sunday's general ballot for the far-right, anti-immigrant League… Read more »
Mario Balotelli condemns Italy's first black senator, Toni Iwobi.
Vanguard, 6 March 2018
An Italian man of Nigerian origin, who is the chief immigration spokesman for the far-right League party, has been elected as the country's first black senator. Read more »