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Mario Balotelli Biography & Latest News

Mario Balotelli Biography

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 making his first team debut in a Serie C1 league match against Padova. Balotelli was signed by Internazionale in 2006 on loan with a pre-set price of €150,000 to co-own the player. On 8 November 2007, as part of Sheffield FC's 150th anniversary celebrations, Balotelli featured in a friendly between the two sides at Sheffield United's Bramall Lane. The game finished 5–2 to Inter, with Balotelli scoring twice. Balotelli gained national attention after he scored two goals against Juventus in the Coppa Italia quarter-finals. His first Serie A goal then came in April 2008 in a 2–0 away win against Atalanta. In November 2008 Balotelli became the youngest Inter player to score in the Champions League when he scored a goal in a 3–3 draw against Anorthosis Famagusta. After a public fallout with Jose Mourinho, Balotelli transferred to Manchester City on 12 August 2010 for €22 million. On 21 December 2010 Balotelli won the Golden Boy Award. During his time with Manchester City, he has made 46 appearances and scored 20 goals.

Mario Balotelli Latest News & Articles

Liverpool transfer news: Mario Balotelli in talks with OGC Nice The Liverpool striker has flown to France for negotiating a transfer move to OGC Nice. The player's contract with the Reds ends in 2017.
Transfer news and rumours of the day: 24th August, 2016 Could Mario Balotelli be playing for another Premier League club?
Transfer news and rumours of the day: 19th August, 2016 Here are the most popular transfer news and rumours doing the rounds on August 19th.
Transfer news and rumours of the day: 14th August, 2016 Here are the most popular transfer news and rumours doing the rounds on August 13th.
FIFA 17 predicted ratings for Liverpool Which Liverpool players will get a boost in this year's FIFA?
Serie A: Chievo president is keen to sign Mario Balotelli Yet another club has expressed their desire to sign the Liverpool outcast but wages remain an issue.
Transfer Rumour: Besiktas not interested in Mario Balotelli Besiktas manager Senol Gunes has rubbished rumours and says that he is not interested in volatile Italian striker, Mario Balotelli.
Liverpool Transfer Rumour: Ajax Amsterdam interested in Reds' outcast Mario Balotelli Having already been told to leave Anfield, Balotelli might just have found another opportunity to prove his worth.
Liverpool Transfer News: Besiktas confirm interest in signing Liverpool outcast Mario Balotelli Jurgen Klopp has already informed Mario Balotelli that he has no future at Liverpool.
New Italy boss Giampiero Ventura ridicules Liverpool for "abandoning" Mario Balotelli Italy manager blasted Liverpool for leaving Mario Balotelli high and dry which could put his career in jeopardy
Andrea Pirlo urges Mario Balotelli to stop wasting his time Pirlo feels Balotelli has time to show the world what he can do and has urged the 25-year-old to reject advances from China
EPL 2016-17: What's Jurgen cooking at Anfield? Jurgen Klopp has been very active in pre-season with some new signings and positive displays in the preseason games.
No future for Balotelli at Liverpool: Coach Klopp London, July 13 (IANS) Liverpool chief coach Jurgen Klopp has said he does not see any future for Italian striker Mario Balotelli at the football clu ...
Messi Tax Fraud Case: Do Footballers live in a world without rules? Should professional football players be allowed to walk away from crime as if they live in an insulated world?
Who is Mino Raiola: The Super-agent Behind Zlatan Ibrahimovic & Paul Pogba? With the transfer window now in full flow, let's look at the men who play it best - meet Mino Raiola, superagent to the stars!
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