Banana On The Pitch! A Roundup Of Horrible Euro 2012 Fans, With Croatia In The Early LeadBarry Petchesky6/15/12 2:05pmFiled to: Euro 2012RacismCroatiaMario BalotelliSoccerEuropeItalyNews23EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkAh yes, the traditional banana hurled at a black player. Euro 2012 is officially on!The potassium missile came from the Croatian fans, who we had thought were pretty chill. It happened during yesterday's match with Italy, who have a couple of black players, including Mario Balotelli, who specifically threatened to kill any banana-throwers. Details aren't clear—UEFA is looking into it after a photographer snapped a shot of a steward removing the banana, although they haven't received any official complaints.