"Sorry, Gomorra. Sit down or I'll embarrass you to such a degree that you'll cry for three days. Go play with your Pokemon and stop bothering me, you retard," the Italy international wrote, as translated by Football ITALIA.
"Go cry to your mother, you damn child. Actually, I am at home with your mother."
"Often we players are insulted via social networks", the Genoa academy graduate published via his official Instagram account.
"We ought to ignore them, but at times the instinct prevails. I apologise to anyone who felt affected by this."
Sturaro has made just seven appearances so far this campaign for the Old Lady, who currently find themselves two points off leading Scudetto chasers Inter at the top of the league.
Juventus do, however, have the chance to continue to pile the pressure on