Found August 14, 2013 on BlackSportsOnline:
PLAYERS: Mario Balotelli
  Ever wondered what it would look like if the devil shook the hands of an angel? Well it would look something like this. Soccer bad boy Mario Balotelli, and his Italian teammates, were guests of Pope Francis at the Vatican, before facing off in a friendly against the Holy Father’s native land Argentina on Wednesday. According to Football Italia, Balotelli was the only player to have a private conversation with Pope Francis, in which they apparently spoke about racism and being a good role model. Grazie PapaFrancesco.Grazie di cuore per quei5minuti.Thanks PopeFrancesco.Thanks with all my heart for those5minutes pic.twitter.com/ecXoPQ06vF — Mario Balotelli (@FinallyMario) August 14, 2013  
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