Originally posted on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 11/7/11

Manchester City stryker Mario Baltelli is receiving a lot of coverage in the UK tabloids this week. The soccer star was seen cavorting with nude model Holly Henderson. Maybe you don’t care about this too much in the United States, but trust me this is a BIG media sensation across the pond.

Henderson is 11 years Baltelli’s senior and the television in his home nation of Italy are going nuts in promoting this “news story.”

pic and h/t Busted Coverage


According to The Sun:

Balotelli — dubbed Super Mario by fans — was snapped with 32-year-old Holly at the Marriott Hotel and Country Club where she was working for an episode of Celebrity Come Dine With Me.

He turned up unannounced while she posed in a hot tub with former Hollyoaks star Paul Danan.

Follow the BC link to see how Henderson got so offended at the idea of a news outlet referring to her as a “porn star” hahhahahahahahhahahahahahaha. Exactly. Just like I am NOT a “blogger.”

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