Mario Balotelli took to Twitter to vent his frustration at the red card against the Czech Republic. “You can support another country.”
The Italy striker received two yellow cards in three minutes during the 0-0 World Cup qualifier in Prague on Friday night.
He was furious and punched the perspex wall of the dugout, then kicked the tunnel as he left the field.
“Was it a red card? You watch the footage back and tell me,” he snapped at reporters as he left the locker room.
Later this evening he wrote a message to fans and media on Twitter, where his account is @FinallyMario and he received numerous insults after the game.
“Write what you want, but at the Confederations Cup you can support another country and I tell you that from the HEART,” he wrote.
“Also, go back and watch the game carefully, ALL OF IT.”