Mario Balotelli

Italian Footballer

Mario Barwuah Balotelli is an Italian footballer who plays as a striker for Milan and the Italian 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 Brace Helps Send Nice Top Of Ligue 1
    Yahoo News - 9 days ago
  • Liverpool Move 'worst Mistake Of My Life' Balotelli
    Yahoo News - Sep 12, 2016
  • Balotelli Trying To Relaunch Turbulent Career With Nice
    Fox News - Sep 09, 2016
  • On Soccer: Trapped In The Premier League’s Golden Cage
    NYTimes - Aug 30, 2016


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Mario Balotelli.


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


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


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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