Found April 07, 2013 on
Mario Balotelli's smoking habit has gotten him in trouble.
The Italy striker was caught smoking a cigarette in the bathroom on a train carrying his AC Milan squad to face Fiorentina on Sunday and club vice president Adriano Galliani says Balotelli will be fined.
Coaches have been trying to get Balotelli to quit smoking for years and the practice is banned on Italian trains.
Balotelli should have plenty of time to mull over his latest act of misbehavior as he picked up a yellow card in the 2-2 draw with Fiorentina which rules him out of next weekend's showdown with Napoli, the team Milan is trying to catch for second place and a direct Champions League berth.
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