Totti has maintained his version that Balotelli provoked him into lashing out, whereas the Inter striker claimed Totti had bullied him and insulted him racially.
But the Roma man has given a fresh explanation over the broil and battle.
"Yes, I made a mistake, but I was provoked," he told Diva e Donna magazine.
"But I never said that he was a ni**er, though I did call him a piece of s***.
"He provoked me, saying I was a 'finished grandad'."
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