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Mario Balotelli

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Mario Barwuah Balotelli is an Italian footballer who plays as a striker for Manchester City and the Italy national team. He started his professional football career at Lumezzane and played for the first team twice before having an unsuccessful trial at FC Barcelona, and subsequently joining Internazionale in 2007. Inter manager Roberto Mancini brought Balotelli into the first team, but when Mancini left, Balotelli's disciplinary record fell away.… Read More

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  • Balotelli Back But Milan Held By Empoli
    Yahoo News - Jan 23, 2016
  • Balotelli Leaves Cryptic Euro 2016 Message
    Yahoo News - Dec 12, 2015
  • Milan Upbeat After Balotelli Groin Surgery
    Yahoo News - Nov 18, 2015
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    Instagram Users Racially Abuse Raheem Sterling And His Adorable Daughter
    Huffington Post - Nov 04, 2015

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1990 Birth Born on August 12, 1990.
1993 2 Years Old In 1993, the authorities suggested he be placed into foster care. … Read More

TEENAGE

2006 - 2007 5 More Events
His first Serie A goal then came in April 2008 in a 2–0 away win against Atalanta. … Read More
…  He had a strained relationship with new manager José Mourinho and was suspended from Inter's first team in January 2009 after a number of disciplinary problems. … Read More
In March 2010 he came under heavy criticism from fans after he publicly sported an A.C. Milan (Inter's cross-town rivals) jersey on the Italian show Striscia la Notizia. … Read More

TWENTIES

Despite this success Balotelli still had disciplinary problems, and in March 2011 he was sent off in the second-leg of Manchester City's Europa League draw with Dynamo Kyiv.
On 22 January 2012, Balotelli came on as a substitute during a match against Tottenham Hotspur. … Read More
Balotelli eventually fell out of favour with Mancini after a "training ground bust up" between the two in January 2013. … Read More
In February 2014, Balotelli finally acknowledged paternity of his daughter Pia following a positive DNA test.
2015 24 Years Old 1 More Event
Balotelli's first Premier League goal for Liverpool came on his 13th appearance, on 10 February 2015, an 83rd-minute winner in a 3 - 2 victory over Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield, nine minutes after replacing Daniel Sturridge.
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