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After moving to AC Milan on transfer deadline day Mario Balotelli became the latest in an illustrious list of players to appear for both i Rossoneri and rivals Inter Milan. FIFA.com runs through a some of the most memorable players to play for both.
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Mario Balotelli is earning rave reviews after marking his return to Italy with two goals in his AC Milan debut.
Balotelli scored both goals - including a stoppage-time winner from the penalty spot - in Milan's 2-1 win over Udinese on Sunday.
Milan vice president Adriano Galliani says ''super, super, super, it's really fantastic ... he could have scored after only...
Mario Balotelli admits he will miss Manchester City after his deadline-day move to AC Milan but the Italian took a firm swipe at English culture.
The 22-year-old completed his move from the Etihad Stadium to the San Siro on Thursday, and speaking at a press conference Balotelli pulled no punches over his turbulent two-and-a-half-year stint away from his homeland.
He said: "...
New club teammates Mario Balotelli and Stephen El Shaarawy will lead Italy's attack in a friendly at the Netherlands next week.
Balotelli joined AC Milan in a transfer from Manchester City this week and scored on his debut back in Serie A Sunday. El Shaarawy has scored 15 goals for Milan this season.
Coach Cesare Prandelli also called up goalkeeper Federico Marchetti after...
AC Milan 2-1 Udinese
post game reactions:
Adriano Galliani felt the Milan dominated their match against Udinese and that Mario Balotelli was desitned to score on his debut. The Rossoneri chief executive said: “He is a big-time player and he started after Pazzini got injured; football is strange. Balotelli’s two goals were a sign of fate and he could have scored after 35 seconds...
Mario Balotelli can be described as the ‘Marmite’ of football. You either love him or you hate him. It’s incredible to think that he is still only 22 years old. In a short period of time he has won the Premier league title with Manchester City and was part of Jose Mourinho’s treble winning Inter Milan side.
After a turbulent two years at Manchester City which saw him have...
Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini claims the club are not happy to have lost Mario Balotelli and the decision to sell was a difficult one.
Balotelli's extraordinary, controversy-filled spell at the Etihad Stadium came to an end this week as he completed a reported £19million transfer to boyhood club AC Milan .
The move came at the end of a month of intense speculation over...
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has parting advice for Mario Balotelli: Take full advantage of this chance at AC Milan.
Mancini tells Italian state radio that ''Mario is a great kid, he just needs to understand how lucky he is to know how to play football, because a footballer's life passes in a hurry. Just think about (former Brazil and Inter Milan striker)...
During his time in the Premier League, former Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli became the archetypal whipping boy for a series of ex-Liverpool players. Over the last year, Steve Nicol, Didi Hamann, Alan Hansen, Mark Lawrenson and Graeme Souness had all stuck the knife into Balotelli at one time or another, and now, Tommy Smith has delivered one final parting shot.
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This week saw loving figure Mario Balotelli depart the Premier League for Milan in the January Transfer Window, but the controversial figure certainly wasn’t missed this weekend!
Top three games this weekend:
Manchester City 2 Liverpool 2
If the reverse fixture way back in August was anything to go by, this was certainly going to be an enthralling encounter between two teams...
Liverpool face Manchester City in the Premier League this afternoon, and one noticeable will be Mario Balotelli, who left for Serie A giants AC Milan earlier this week. The volatile Italian became a regular whipping boy for the likes of Alan Hansen, Mark Lawrenson and Graeme Souness, who regularly criticised him in their respective columns, but in his first press conference as a Milan player,