Gianluigi Buffon returns to Italy squad but Mario Balotelli left out

Gianluigi Buffon has cut short his retirement from international football and could face England at Wembley after being called up by Italy
13 hours ago

Mario Balotelli: Nice striker has booking rescinded for complaining about racism

Mario Balotelli "should be be given added protection by referees", says anti-discriminatory body Fare.
Via BBC Sport
1 day ago

Mario Balotelli racial abuse case against Dijon dropped by French league

Mario Balotelli said he had been racially abused by fans at Dijon. The French Football League (LFP) will take no action over Nice striker Mario Balotelli's claims that he was racially abused by Dijon fans last month. Balotelli was booked for a gesture towards Dijon supporters during his team's 3-2 defeat last month. During the game, he told referee Nicolas Rainville that monkey chants...
1 day ago

Mario Balotelli won't leave on free transfer - Nice president

Mario Balotelli joined Nice from Liverpool in 2016. Mario Balotelli will not leave Nice on a free transfer next summer, the French club's president has told RMC. Balotelli's agent, Mino Raiola, said earlier this month that the former Manchester City and Inter Milan striker would be "a bargain" in June when his contract with Nice is due to expire. Balotelli has scored a career-best...
2 days ago

Mario Balotelli told by Italian politician to 'stick to his job' after criticism

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9 days ago

Mario Balotelli wants to return to a big club

If there’s one word to describe Mario Balotelli’s career thus far, it’s… interesting. The 27-year-old is in the middle of his second season with French side Nice, and it continues to go well. Through 21 matches in all competitions, Balotelli has 17 goals.Ten of those goals have come from 13 Ligue 1 matches, plus, four more in five Europa League matches. As it stands, Nice are into...
Via The Sports Post
December 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 the player...
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

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 infamous...
Via The Other Paper
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

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