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The Italian striker recently uploaded an image about videogame character Mario Bros. in his Instagram account, starting controversy and generating his confirmed ban.
Mario Balotelli has been banned for one match and fined with 25,000 pounds by the Football Association after being investigated by a racist image posted in his Instagram account. This ban will be applied immediately, destroying Brendan Rodgers' plan of making the Italian part of the squad that will face Arsenal on Sunday.
On December 2, Balotelli posted a picture of video game character Mario... Read the rest of the article »
The Moroccan player believes the Liverpool striker thinks too highly of himself, and criticized him for always wanting to be in the spotlight.
Moroccan striker Adel Taarabt does not have Mario Balotelli up on a pedestal. The AC Milan player blasted his former team-mate today, stating the Liverpool player has wasted huge opportunities to be considered one of the finest in the world.
"Balotelli? Everyone told me he was amazing and I played with him and I can say he is strong but he didn't seem to me as though he was world class.... Read the rest of the article »
English publications have revealed some shocking details about the Liverpool star's troubled childhood.
Mario Balotelli, to put it frankly, is a player that has been dividing opinion and confounding football followers since arriving on the scene in 2007 after turning professional the year before with lower-division Italian side Lumezzane.
He infuriated Inter supporters by sporting a Milan jersey while on a TV appearance and frustrated Manchester City fans with some of his antics during his first... Read the rest of the article »
The Italian striker uploaded an image about videogame character Mario Bros., and would be banned for five games by the FA if he's found guilty
Once again, Mario Balotelli may face a possible ban due to his actions off the pitch. Yesterday, the Italian striker uploaded a picture to his Instagram account about the video game character Mario Bros., in which he refers to the ethnicity of the character in sort of a discriminatory manner. After a few minutes, Balotelli removed the image from his account, but the issue was not ignored by the English... Read the rest of the article »
This was the first time Antonio Conte called up the Liverpool striker after his below average performance during the World Cup.
Mario Balotelli's comeback with Italy was cut short today. The Italian Football Federation informed through a press release that the Liverpool striker would not take part of the team's matches against Croatia and Albania, after coming down with a groin injury.
The press release also stated Juventus' defender Angelo Ogbonna would leave the team due to a muscular problem.
This was the first... Read the rest of the article »
The Reds legend is not optimistic about the new striker's chance of success at Anfield.
Since arriving at Liverpool in a €20 million move from Milan, Mario Balotelli has been repeatedly slammed by the English press for failing to set Anfield alight.
The 24-year-old has netted just twice in all competitions for Brendan Rodgers' side and has also courted controversy for some of his actions on the pitch.
Then, of course was the shocking revelation behind his move from... Read the rest of the article »
Despite his disappointing form, the Liverpool attacker will still have a chance to display his skills on the international stage.
Although he has not been a hit since arriving at Anfield, Mario Balotelli has been given a chance to redeem himself.
Despite new Azzurri boss Antonio Conte previously choosing to omit him from his squad due to his disappointing performances with Liverpool, the former Juventus coach appears to have had a change of heart and has included the 24-year-old in his squad for their upcoming match vs.... Read the rest of the article »
The Blues' win away at the Reds saw Mourinho's crew strengthen their lead at the top. An exciting clash, there were a few odd things in Saturday's Anfield encounter. Here are the top five
Saturday's English Premier League clash between Liverpool and Chelsea was everything football fans expected. The 2-1 Blues win was thrilling, heated, and feisty, as Jose Mourinho's men went on to grab all three points, maintaining their healthy lead at the top of the table.
Despite losing the Anfield encounter, it was the Reds who opened the goalscoring, as a ninth minute deflection off of Garry... Read the rest of the article »
Liverpool's decision to sign the mercurial Italian from Milan this summer raised a few eyebrows...and this will surely raise a few more.
Suffice it to say, anything involving Mario Balotelli tends to make headlines, whether the player wants it or not. Ever since making a return to the Premier League this summer, the 24-year-old's move to Liverpool has been full of controversy.
As recently as late last month, despite just arriving, some reports already had the Italian heading for an early exit from Anfield after failing to hit... Read the rest of the article »
After a frustrating goal drought, Balotelli finally scored his second goal for Liverpool to equalize in the League Cup.
Since arriving this summer from Milan, Mario Balotelli has been feeling the pressure to do what strikers do best--to score goals.
Liverpool paid £16 million to bring in the 24-year-old but despite his immense talent, he has not found it easy to get going in his second spell in England.
As a result, recent reports from his native Italy claimed that he would be making a return to... Read the rest of the article »
According to reports, the Italian international could make a swift exit from Anfield as early as January.
Although he just arrived, Mario Balotelli has found it hard to find his footing in his second spell in England.
The 24-year-old was signed by Liverpool for £16 million as Brendan Rodgers sought to find a replacement for the outgoing Luis Suarez.
However, his new attacker hasn't worked out as planned. Balotelli is yet to score in the Premier League and has just one goal in all competitions... Read the rest of the article »
Brendan Rodgers is slowly running out of patience with the mercurial Italian due to his poor performances and attitude.
Suffice it to say, Mario Balotelli has been a huge disappointment thus far in his spell at Anfield.
The former Milan striker was signed this summer for 16 million, which interestingly is the same amount paid by Arsenal to Manchester United for Danny Welbeck. However, unlike the English international, the Italian has failed to justify why Liverpool brought him in to help bolster their attack... Read the rest of the article »
Brendan Rodgers reveals that the Italian striker will face punishment for his decision to trade jerseys with the Blancos defender during the break in Wednesday's 3-0 defeat
After a lackluster performance from summer signing Mario Balotelli during Liverpool's 3-0 home loss to Real Madrid on Wednesday, one which garnered a lot of criticism on Twitter, the Italian striker could now be facing punishment from his club.
Balotelli was seen swapping shirts with Real Madrid defender Pepe at half-time during their clash with the defending champions, at Anfield.
The... Read the rest of the article »
The Italian had nothing but high praise for his new captain in a recent interveiw.
Well, this is certainly a way to try to get on good terms with your new colleagues.
Liverpool signing Mario Balotelli hasn't exactly hit the ground running since making the move from Milan this summer, with the 24-year-old just netting once so far for Brendan Rodgers' men.
Yet, having had the chance to play with two of the top midfielders in the world--Juventus star Andrea Pirlo and... Read the rest of the article »
The Italian striker arrived this summer to Liverpool, having scored only one goal with the Reds against Bulgarian side Ludogorets in a UCL match.
Italian striker Mario Balotelli revealed today that he feels "a bit lonely" in the box, urging his team to change their tactics to make his performances better. The controversial player arrived to Anfield Road this summer, following Luis Suarez's departure to Barcelona, but has only been able to score once against Bulgarian Ludogorets, in Matchday One of the UEFA Champions League.
"I... Read the rest of the article »
The Italian continues his bad track record of leaving his former teams with a sour taste in their mouths.
Although he's no longer in a Milan kit, the Rossoneri can't seem to stop talking about Mario Balotelli.
The 24-year-old Italian was sold this past summer to Liverpool in a £16 million deal after arriving in January 2013 from Manchester City. And while he scored 30 goals during his term back in Serie A, he also racked up an unimpressive 29 yellow cards and one red, meaning that he boasted... Read the rest of the article »
The Italian manager, currently out of a job, stated he texts his former player to help him with his anger issues.
Roberto Mancini, former Manchester City coach, talked about the Premier League and its top candidates. During the lenghty interview, the Italian manager also had words for Mario Balotelli, whom he had some problems while they were part of the Citizens:
"Mario is a great kid, but he must be aware of the fact that this may be his last chance to prove everyone how much he's worth in the pitch.... Read the rest of the article »
The former Juventus boss has selected his squad for the upcoming UEFA Euro qualifying matches and has omitted some star players.
Since taking over the Italian national team after his resignation from his position as head coach of Juventus, Antonio Conte has been keen on revamping the Azzurri and implementing his own kind of football.
After winning the World Cup in 2006, Italy have performed dismally at their last two World Cups that saw them dumped out of the group stage, and the European powerhouse will be keen on moving... Read the rest of the article »
On October 4th, the English Premier League's evening kick-off will take place at Anfield. Find out where to watch Liverpool vs West Bromwich Albion live online or on TV.
Are the Merseyside Reds missing Luis Suarez? The answer seems to be a big "yes". During the summer transfer window, Brendan Rodgers opted to strengthen his squad by signing multiple players in several positions. Among all the newcomers, the marquee signing was Mario Balotelli.
The Italian striker left Italy and was missioned to make an instant impact on his return to England where... Read the rest of the article »
The Reds could be looking to bring in the Serie A star this January, as per reports.
If reports are to be believed, Mario Balotelli may not be the only Serie A import for Liverpool this season.
The 24-year-old was signed from Milan this past summer as Brendan Rodgers sought to find a replacement for their key attacker Luis Suarez, but has failed thus far to justify the Premier League runners-up taking a gamble on him.
Meanwhile, the Reds are reportedly already planning... Read the rest of the article »