Towards the end of the game, with Inter Milan trying to kill the game off, Motta plays a simple ball to Balotelli, who escapes pressure and is chased down by Totti and two other Roma teammates. But it seems like all along Totti’s idea was to kick Mario Balotelli has hard as he could from behind.
Rightly so, Totti is given a straight red card for this brutal kick from behind. Really, you could see Totti receive a long term ban for something like this. Totti is an exceptional player, there’s no doubt, who scores amazing volleys like this one, but this kicking out on Balotelli really taints is reputation as a world class football player.