Originally written on Ghanasoccernet  |  Last updated 10/1/14
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Mario Balotelli Controversial AC Milan striker of Ghanaian descent Mario Balotelli is set to be fined by the Italian club after the striker was caught smoking in a train toilet. Balotelli was travelling with his AC Milan on Saturday to Florence for Sunday’s Serie A match against Fiorentina when he angered a train controller by smoking in the toilets. “You have to twist Balotelli’s ear, he was smoking in the toilets,” said the train controller told AC Milan vice president when Adriano Galliani. “That means we’ll fine him,” said Galliani before enlisting the help of Balotelli’s friend and team-mate M’Baye Niang. “Niang, you’re a good young lad, go and tell your friend Mario that he’s earned himself a fine.” Smoking on trains is prohibited by Italian law similar to smoking on aeroplanes. The striker has been hitting the headlines for all the wrong reasons since hitting the limelight but escalated following his move from Inter Milan to Manchester City. Balotelli was regularly snapped by
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