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Archives: Mario Balotelli

Steven Gerrard accuses Balotelli of disrespect in Liverpool penalty incident

Posted on by PA Sport
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Steven Gerrard accused Mario Balotelli of showing "disrespect" for taking the penalty which earned Liverpool a 1-0 Europa League win over Besiktas ahead of Reds captain Jordan Henderson. Balotelli tucked away the spot-kick to earn the hosts' a narrow first-leg … Continue reading

Despicable racist comments by Arrigo Sacchi are another sad example of Serie A decline

Posted on by Simon Evans
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Arrigo Sacchi’s comments that “there are too many colored players” in Italian youth teams is the latest in a series of racism cases that have emerged in Italian soccer but it is arguably the most revealing. The Italian game is in … Continue reading

Liverpool tell Mario Balotelli he needs to shape up if he wants to be selected for squad

Posted on by PA Sport
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Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has told striker Mario Balotelli he will not get picked for the squad unless he improves in training. The £16million summer signing did not make the matchday 18 for the goalless FA Cup fourth round draw … Continue reading

Juventus Officials Giving Mixed Signals Regarding Interest In Mario Balotelli

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri has confirmed his interest in Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli, but the club’s general manager Giuseppe Marotta has declared that the controversial forward is not a player the Italian champions are willing to buy. The English newspaper The … Continue reading

Mario Balotelli Left Out Of Liverpool Squad For Capital One Cup Quarter-Final

Posted on by PA Sport
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Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli will not feature against Bournemouth in the Capital One Cup quarter-final as he has not traveled with the squad. The Italy international was a second-half substitute in Sunday's defeat at Manchester United, where he made his … Continue reading

Mario Balotelli Gets His ‘Just Rewards’ With Goal Against Swansea

Posted on by PA Sport
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Liverpool assistant manager Colin Pascoe felt Mario Balotelli got his “just rewards” with his goal in the 2-1 Capital One Cup win over Swansea – and agreed with Swans boss Garry Monk that Federico Fernandez should not have been sent … Continue reading

New Controversy for Liverpool Striker Mario Balotelli

Posted on by PA Sport
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Police are investigating reports Mario Balotelli threatened a woman said to have taken photographs of his Ferrari vehicle. The Liverpool striker is understood to have been visiting his mother’s home in Manchester today when the alleged incident took place. The … Continue reading

Mario Balotelli Is A Concern, But There Are Much Bigger Problems At Liverpool

Posted on by Matt Jones
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“APOLOGISE” read the headline on the back page of the Liverpool Echo, as the newspaper demanded that Mario Balotelli says sorry to the Liverpool supporters after swapping shirts with Pepe at half time against Real Madrid. It’s a sensationalist claim, … Continue reading

Jamie Carragher Suggests Leaving Mario Balotelli Out Against Real Madrid [VIDEO]

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has suggested that Brendan Rodgers leave striker Mario Balotelli out of his starting eleven in order to give his side the best chance of beating Real Madrid on Wednesday. Speaking on Sky Sports: Monday Night Football, … Continue reading

Managing Mario Balotelli Will Be a Tough Test For Liverpool’s Brendan Rodgers

Posted on by Chris Winterburn
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Despite claiming on August 3rd that Liverpool would not be signing Mario Balotelli, Brendan Rodgers has signed the mercurial Italian to his forward line, in a major signing for the Liverpool club. There had been worries about Liverpool’s transfer business … Continue reading

How Mario Balotelli Will Fit Into Liverpool’s Attacking Lineup

Posted on by Alex Fairchild
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Mario Balotelli possesses so much talent, but the detriments he can bring on and off the pitch bring about an aura of fear. So how does Brendan Rodgers fit the bad boy who says he wants to become even badder, … Continue reading

Why Balotelli Is Worth The Gamble For Liverpool

Posted on by James Ferrier
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Mario Balotelli looks set to become a Liverpool player, after a £16 million price was agreed with AC Milan. But can the Italy forward keep himself in the starting lineup and out of trouble? As a Liverpool supporter, news that that … Continue reading

Liverpool Considers Move For Mario Balotelli On Loan or Permanent Deal, Says Report

Posted on by Amadi Tidiane
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Fresh rumors of Liverpool’s interest in signing Mario Balotelli heightened tonight after credible reports emerged from the UK and Italy. Ever since the departure of Luis Suarez, Liverpool’s transfer dealings have been numerous and varied. Early dealings in the window … Continue reading

Arsenal Interested In Signing Italy Striker Mario Balotelli, Says Report

Posted on by Robert Hay
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Even though the eyes of the soccer world are focused on Brazil, the transfer market is heating up back in Europe. One of the hottest rumors floating around England is that Arsenal are interested in signing Mario Balotelli. Depending on what … Continue reading

WATCH Mario Balotelli Interviewing Mario Balotelli About the World Cup and Italy [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Italy and AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli appears in a new video where Super Mario interviews himself. In the interview, Balotelli discusses why he has always believed in himself, where he watched Italy win the tournament in 2006 and who’s … Continue reading

Should AC Milan Cash In on Mario Balotelli? The Pros and Cons of Selling The Italian International

Posted on by Ben Rosener
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Mario Balotelli is one of the most gifted strikers on the planet. Capable of truly awesome displays, the AC Milan striker can carry a team with his prolific goal scoring. He did just that for the Rossoneri last season as … Continue reading

Mario Balotelli Will Not Be Sold In January Transfer Window, Says AC Milan

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Just hours after reports in Italy said that Mario Balotelli is for sale, AC Milan have issued a statement on its website to categorically state that Balotelli will not be sold in the January transfer window. The statement from AC … Continue reading

Mario Balotelli Must Be Sold, Says AC Milan Owner Silvio Berlusconi: Daily Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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AC Milan owner Silvio Berlusconi has decided to put striker Mario Balotelli up for sale, according to a report in the Italian media. Berlusconi is understood to have had enough of Balotelli, who he called a rotten apple one year ago, … Continue reading