Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has been hit with a one match ban, and a £25,000 fine. It's after he posted a picture on Intagram which appeared to contain anti-Semitic and racist references.
Balotelli was accused of an aggravated breach of FA rule E3, relating to references of ethnic origin, colour, race, nationality or religion or belief, after his posting of an image on Instagram
Balotelli has accepted the charge from the English FA, the Italian has been ordered to attend an education programme.
Responding to the punishment the club said: "The club acknowledges the decision reached by the independent panel and due consideration will be given to the written judgement once we receive it from the FA.
“Any further action taken by ourselves in relation to this matter is between the club and player."