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Mario Balotelli expected to be sidelined until new year after groin surgery

Mario Balotelli will undergo surgery on Wednesday to resolve a groin problem and is expected to be sidelined until the new year. Balotelli has made just four appearances, scoring one goal, since returning to Milan this summer on a season-long loan from Liverpool. He has not featured since Sept. 27. A Milan statement read: “AC Milan announces that tomorrow Mario Balotelli will...
Via World Soccer Talk
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Balotelli says he is 'slowly getting revenge' for recent criticism

AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli claims he is ‘slowly getting revenge’ for the criticism aimed at him over recent years. The controversial striker flopped spectacularly at Liverpool last term after joining the Reds from Milan for £16million. The Rossoneri re-signed Balotelli this summer on a season-long loan and the 25-year-old scored his first goal of the campaign on Tuesday...
Via Fox Sports
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Mario Balotelli hits beautiful free-kick goal in AC Milan win

ROME -- Mario Balotelli broke out of his scoring slump with a beautiful free kick and AC Milan held on for a 3-2 win over Udinese in Serie A on Tuesday. Starting for the first time since rejoining Milan on loan after a dismal season at Liverpool, Balotelli curled the ball into the top corner after five minutes. The temperamental striker let out a rare celebratory smile as he was...
Via AP on Fox
September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

AC Milan chief hails Balotelli's change in attitude

AC Milan vice-president Adriano Galliani has praised on-loan striker Mario Balotelli for his "radical change in attitude". The Italian striker has returned to Milan on a season-long loan deal from Liverpool after failing to make an impact at Anfield in his first season following a £16million permanent transfer from Milan. Galliani told Sky Italia: "He (Balotelli) has had an extraordinary...
Via Fox Sports
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Sinisa Mihajlovic on the Empoli game, Mario Balotelli and Juraj Kucka

Milan coach Sinisa Mihajlovic says new signings Mario Balotelli and Juraj Kucka are available to face Empoli on Saturday night. The Rossoneri will be eager to bounce back after last week's disappointing defeat against Fiorentina with former Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli expected to start on the bench at the Stadio Carlo Castellani. "[Mario] Balotelli and […]
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Mario Balotelli launches new line of Puma cleats featuring mohawk (PHOTOS)

Italian soccer star Mario Balotelli is a player who is both stylish and larger than life. And the new junior soccer boots the Liverpool star recently launched reflect that individuality — and weirdness — and come with one of the bad boy of soccer's most distinguishable trademarks — his mohawk.  The Puma evoPOWER cleats, only available in kids' sizes, have Balotelli’s...
Via The Other Paper
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Mario Balotelli Doused With Champagne In Prank At 25th Birthday Party (Video)

Mario Balotelli’s 25th birthday party predictably wasn’t a cut-and-dry affair. Balotelli was doused with champagne Wednesday in a birthday-party prank gone right. Friends sang “Happy Birthday” to Balotelli, as he walked, but a few pranksters interrupted the song by showering the Liverpool striker with champagne. Balotelli shared the funny scene with his followers on Instagram...
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Brendan Rodgers Casts Further Doubt On Mario Balotelli’s Liverpool Future

Mario Balotelli is firmly withing the moment of truth, as far his Liverpool career is concerned. Brendan Rodgers said Wednesday Balotelli would determine his own future and refused to guarantee the Italian striker a place in Liverpool’s first-team squad this season, according to the Guardian. Rodgers excluded Balotelli from Liverpool 2015 preseason tour, and his decision suggests...
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Liverpool Loses, Balotelli’s Disallowed Goal Wasn’t Offsides (Video)

It should have counted. With Liverpool tied with Aston Villa at halftime Sunday, manager Brendan Rodgers was hoping to find a spark in sensational Italian striker Mario Balotelli. Rodgers went with his gut and subbed Balotelli into the game. Turns out his gut was right. Balotelli scored what should have been the equalizer in the 88th minute, but officials disallowed the goal, instead...
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Mario Balotelli Tells Critics ‘Shut Up’ In Impassioned Instagram Post (Video)

Mario Balotelli hasn’t played much for Liverpool or Italy recently but he remains a starter on the all-Instagram team. Balotelli told his critics to “shut up” Tuesday in an a passionate video post on Instagram. Balotelli divides opinion like few others in the soccer world, and critics take shots, both fair and cheap, at him whenever they have the chance. There’s no telling...
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

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