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MARIO BALOTELLI RUMORS

The levels of social media abuse towards EPL players is shocking

Social media is a great and wonderful tool that has brought our world closer together and allowed us to interact with others in ways we could never dream of before.  Unfortunately, with all the good that social media has brought there is also a dark side.  It’s also much easier to abuse, threaten, intimidate, and bully other people. While those of us in sports media might just...
Via Awful Announcing
5 days ago  |  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...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Study: Mario Balotelli heavily targeted on social media

When Mario Balotelli poked fun at Manchester United on Twitter during the team's surprising 5-3 loss to Leicester in the Premier League, the Liverpool striker would have expected some disgruntled replies. What Balotelli received, though, was a torrent of vile abuse that was beyond comprehension. ''Go eat some bananas and get ebola,'' was one response. Another simply repeated the...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Sampdoria want Mario Balotelli – Liverpool should sell him

Sampdoria want Mario Balotelli – Liverpool should sell him - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Sampdoria are prepared to sign Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli in the summer, according to the Italian club’s president.  Balotelli was signed by Brendan Rodgers for £16m from AC Milan last summer, but the 24-year-old forward has turned out to be a massive disappointment for...
Via Soccerlens
10 days ago  |  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...
Via NESN.com
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

To take or not to take: Mario Balotelli defies Liverpool to score PK

In case you haven’t seen, Mario Balotelli took it upon himself and defied team orders to take a late game penalty to defeat Besiktas in the first leg of the UEFA Europa League Round of 32. After Jordon Ibe won a penalty in the 85th minute, Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson was ready to take the penalty when Balotelli took the ball out of his hands and decided he wanted to take...
Via Bloguin Best
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Mario Balotelli Downs Tottenham With First EPL Goal For Liverpool (Video)

Mario Balotelli picked a perfect time to score his first Premier League goal in ages. Balotelli scored the game-winning goal for Liverpool in its 3-2 victory over Tottenham Hotspur on Tuesday at Anfield. The goal was Balotelli’s first in the Premier League since he returned to England last summer. The Italian striker hadn’t scored in 12 league games before finally notching...
Via NESN.com
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Winter transfer window: Five clubs that are one player away from dominance

The winter transfer window is open for business through the end of January, and thus far, activity has been sluggish. Unlike its counterpart in the summer, the winter window has generally proven to be less likely to produce many blockbuster moves. Let’s take a look at five teams that have an immediate need at one particular position where such a transfer can have an immediate...
Via The Sports Daily
January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Mario Balotelli banned match for offensive Instagram post

LONDON — Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli is banned from Sunday’s match against Arsenal as punishment for posting racially offensive comments online.   The FA on Thursday imposed the one-match ban and a fine of 25,000 pounds ($39,000), while also ordering Balotelli to attend an education program for the “aggravated breach” of its discrimination rules. Balotelli uploaded...
Via NESN.com
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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