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Blatter appalled at racist incident in Milan-Roma

Updated: May 13, 2013, 1:36 PM ET
Associated Press

MILAN -- FIFA president Sepp Blatter was "appalled" when he learned of the racist chanting that caused AC Milan's match against Roma to be suspended.

Sunday's game was stopped for 97 seconds during the second half when visiting Roma supporters would not stop chanting at Milan players Mario Balotelli and Kevin-Prince Boateng. The league fined Roma 50,000 Euros, equivalent to almost $65,000, on Monday.

"Appalled to read about racist abuse in Serie A last night," Blatter tweeted Monday. ...

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