Just days after the vice-president was filmed making racist remarks about the former Manchester City striker, the pair were photographed together at the club's training complex
Berlusconi, who is the brother of club president, Silvio, was filmed using offensive language in reference to Balotelli. The vice-president was heard saying before the clash with Udinese "Let's go and watch our household's little n***** [play]."
AC Milan has declined to comment on the incident which went viral this week, but on Thursday the official club website released a picture of the two together before the friendly against Sant’Angelo Lodigiano.
Berlusconi has insisted that the term used to reference the ex-Manchester City player was a term of endearment towards Balotelli and his comments are not to be mistaken as a racist slur.
The issue just comes weeks after Rossoneri star Kevin-Prince Boateng received worldwide praise for walking off the pitch during a friendly match against Pro Patria where he and other players were the victims of racist abuse.