'Er Purpone' was sent off late in the match for kicking Balotelli...Roma striker Francesco Totti says that his 'attack' on Inter counterpart Mario Balotelli was because of a previous incident between the two on the pitch, as the Nerazzurri won 1-0 to claim the Coppa Italia title.
Also, the World Cup winner admits that the kick to the 19-year-old's legs had to do with a previous incident that occurred at San Siro.
"I kicked him because of what he said on the pitch, and for what he did at San Siro," Totti said to forzaroma.info.
Last season, when Balotelli scored a brace against the Giallorossi in a memorable 3-3 draw, the enigmatic forward rushed up to the travelling fans and told them to hush, by placing his finger over his mouth after scoring a goal.
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