Tuesday, 10 February 20150 comments


Mario Balotelli is an Italian footballer that now plays for Liverpool from the 21st August 2014, AC Milan (the team that own him before) agreed a £16 million fee for Balotelli.

 Super Mario, that how the fans call him, has origin from Ghana but he was born in Italy on the 12 August 1990. The Balotelli name came from his foster family: Francesco and Silvia Balotelli.

He started his career when he was fifteen. He begin with Lumezzane team with a pre-set price of €150,000   and played for the first team twice before having an unsuccessful trial at FC Barcelona, and joining Inter Milan in 2007. In the November 2008 Super Mario became the youngest Inter player to score in the Champions League when he scored a goal Cypriot side Anorthosis Famagusta.

On 12 August of 2010 Manchester City bought Mario from Inter MIlan for about €21.8 million.

He became really famous in Italy when he played during the UEFA 2012. On the 10th June of 2012, Balotelli also became the first black player to appear for Italy in a major tournament.

Balotelli have been criticized a lot in the past years but the boy is still young and a good shooter, maybe he’s not the best footballer in the world but he can always improve.

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