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Totti Apologises to Fans


Roma talisman Francesco Totti has admitted that tension got the better of him last night, but accused Inter striker Mario Balotelli of fomenting trouble.

Totti saw red two minutes from the end of the Coppa Italia final for kicking Balotelli’s calf and points the finger at the youngster.

“In a football match, and particularly in key moments of the season, it can happen to be tense,” the 33-year-old writes on his official website.

“But it must be said that you can’t always ignore serious insults on the pitch, aimed at throwing mud at a city and its people, particularly when these reiterated insults come from the same person, whose systematic instigation is his trademark…”