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Video surfaces of fans making monkey sounds toward Mario Balotelli

French Ligue 1 leaders Nice drew 1-1 to SC Bastia on Friday. But all talk surrounded Nice striker Mario Balotelli who alleged that he was racially abused by Bastia fans throughout the match. Saturday, video surfaced of Balotelli warming up pregame as some Bastia fans made monkey noises toward Balotelli.   After the match, Balotelli posted on Instagram about what he experienced...
Via The Comeback
January 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Mino Raiola calls Jurgen Klopp ‘a piece of s***’

It’s fair to say Mario Balotelli hasn’t exactly done much at Liverpool. He came, he didn’t play well and faded into obscurity, becoming very much surplus to requirements — a 19 million dollar mistake. It’s hardly a surprise considering how it all ended at Manchester City. Jurgen Klopp made it clear Balotelli had no place in his plans. He was honest, and it’s credit to...
Via Sportsnaut
September 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Mario Balotelli crashes wedding photoshoot and makes this Liverpool couple's day

What do you do if you're taking wedding photos and you spot Mario Balotelli hanging around? You invite him to join in the photoshoot, obviously.For Vicky and David O'Leary, a couple in Liverpool who were having a wedding photoshoot over the weekend, that's exactly what happened. According to the Liverpool Echo, the couple spotted Balotelli outside the The Vincent Hotel and asked...
Via FOX Sports
July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Mario Balotelli crashes Liverpool fans' wedding

The day you get married is already a pretty special one (of course), but getting to celebrate with Mario Balotelli was the icing on the cake for one recently wedded couple. Balotelli was in the right place at the right time for Vicky and David O’Leary when they were getting wedding photos done. As they were being photographed outside the Vincent Hotel, the photographer noticed...
Via The Comeback
July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

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
July 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Mario Balotelli's future should be in MLS

The entertaining and enigmatic Mario Balotelli is likely to leave Liverpool after returning to England following a season-long loan at AC Milan.Milan doesn't want him. Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp, who left Balotelli off the team's preseason roster for Friday's friendly against Tranmere, apparently doesn't want him either. Balotelli is on the last year of his contract at Anfield,...
Via FOX Sports
July 08, 2016  |  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
July 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Berlusconi: 'Drifter' Balotelli could still have Milan future

Liverpool's Mario Balotelli has been criticized by Silvio Berlusconi, but the AC Milan chief still believes the striker could move to the club on a permanent deal.The Italy frontman, who returned to Milan on a season-long loan last August, has missed three months of Serie A action after undergoing groin surgery but he has still made a decent impression in Italy.The 25-year-old has...
Via FOX Sports
February 25, 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

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
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