New Italy coach states obvious and says Mario Balotelli could show better character

The sky is also blue and water is also wet. Mario Balotelli, whose club future is in question let alone his future with the Italian National Team, was told the pretty blatantly obvious by new Azzuri coach Giampiero Ventura. “In terms of his character, he could do much better. The fact he’s not playing at Milan, that Liverpool have abandoned him, means that he is at a crossroads...
Via The Comeback
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jurgen Klopp explains why Balotelli has no future at Liverpool

Mario Balotelli is too good to sit around and wait for a chance that may never come. This is the conclusion of Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp, who revealed to the media this week that he has told Balotelli that his future lies away from Anfield. Balotelli has been practicing with Liverpool since preseason training began, but Klopp doesn’t expect the Italian striker to feature...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jurgen Klopp: Mario Balotelli doesn’t have a future at Liverpool

Italian international will have to look elsewhere once again.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mario Balotelli proclaims 'I will win the Ballon d'Or'

If confidence were a tangible object, Mario Balotelli would probably feature on "Hoarders." The Italian striker returned to Liverpool training on Saturday after a less-than-stellar loan stint at AC Milan, but his run of form hasn't shaken his self-belief."I will win the Ballon d'Or," Balotelli told Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera via the Liverpool Echo. It's a bold statement...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Balotelli could stay at Anfield after all

Despite different rumours linking Mario Balotelli with various clubs (last one on the list was Turkish Besiktas), it seems like there is an unexpected turn – Balotelli is going to stay at Anfield at least for now, according to the Mirror. When asked about the Besiktas rumour, Balotelli’s agent Mino Raiola told Goal: “I have
Via FutnSoccer
June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Balotelli looks likely to return to Liverpool for pre-season

Striker Mario Balotelli appears likely to make a return to Liverpool from AC Milan for pre-season training.AC Milan president Silvio Berlusconi has intimated the Serie A club would not be making their loan deal for the mercurial Italian a permanent one.Balotelli is expected to exit the San Siro along with Alex, Kevin-Prince Boateng and Philippe Mexes as Milan look to reshape their...
Via Fox Sports
May 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Balotelli penalty helps AC Milan to Coppa Italia win

TURIN, Italy -- Mario Balotelli converted a first-half penalty and AC Milan beat third-division Alessandria 1-0 in the opening leg of the Italian Cup semifinals on Tuesday.Getting his first start after several months out with an injured pelvis, Balotelli calmly scored from the spot after Luca Antonelli was fouled inside the area as he slalomed between defenders.As usual, Balotelli...
Via Associated Press
January 26, 2016  |  Discuss

‘Crazy’ Mario Balotelli fan tattoos player’s name, number on back

Mario Balotelli hasn’t played much soccer in recent months, but the devotion of at least one of his fans hasn’t diminished. A Balotelli fan tattooed the Italian’s name and number on his own back. After seeing a photo of the tribute with his own eyes, Balotelli shared it and asked Instagram user haza3f the question on everyone’s mind. @haza3f THANK YOU for the support...
January 19, 2016  |  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

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