All posts tagged "Mario Balotelli"

  • Nice success offers Balotelli a new lease of life in 2017

    Amidst all the furor that was 2016, one particular footballer by the name of Mario Balotelli didn’t have such a terrible year, somewhat surprisingly. The madcap Italian striker endured a highly-publicized, three-year slide down Europe’s footballing pyramid...

    • Posted January 1, 2017
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  • Mario Balotelli at a crossroads with injury setback

    Three years ago to the week, Mario Balotelli donned the cover of Time Magazine. After bursting onto the European football scene at Euro 2012, Balotelli had been setting alight the Premier League, and his house, at Manchester...

    • Posted November 19, 2015
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  • Does Balotelli need to take one step back to rekindle his fireworks?

    Rewind to the heydays of Mario Balotelli and the training bibs, the t-shirts, the celebrations and the darts; but more importantly, the goals. When he was scoring, he’d cause a stir. When he wasn’t, he’d cause an...

    • Posted August 22, 2015
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  • Misbehavior would provide Balotelli’s downfall

    What do Roberto Mancini and Jose Mourinho have in common? They both coached Mario Balotelli. Moreover, the have all lost patience with Balotelli. At some point in his time with all of them, it’s not his performances...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • Four things to look out for this weekend

    For better or worse, International break happened. Excuse me, let me re-phrase that: for the worse, international break happened. They were already bad, especially everybody had just settled into the weekend routine of Premier League football again,...

    • Posted September 12, 2014
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  • MOTD: Manchester City 3-1 Liverpool – Three Toughts

    It wasn’t easy for Manchester City. In fact, for large periods Liverpool more than matched the Sky Blues. But they lacked that clinical finish and killer pass – City won 3-1 as Mario Balotelli watched from the...

    • Posted August 25, 2014
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  • World Cup 2014 Top Ten – Ones to Watch

    The World Cup always produces drama and moments of pure magic. From Diego Maradona’s “Hand of God” goal against England in 1986, to Andres Iniesta’s last minute winner in the 2010 final, football’s biggest stage is always...

    • Posted May 13, 2014
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  • Balotelli denies assaulting photographer

    Mario Balotelli has denied his latest controversial act of reportedly assaulting a photographer outside a nightclub in Liguria, Italy.  The AC Milan star, famous for his controversial actions, which include setting off fireworks inside his old home...

    • Posted February 24, 2014
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  • Fabio Capello: “I do not know if Balotelli will ever mature”

    Fabio Capello is unsure of whether AC Milan and Italy forward Mario Balotelli will ever mature from his wild antics, yet regards Italy as possible 2014 World Cup Champions. Currently serving a four match ban for intimidating...

    • Posted October 4, 2013
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