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Mario Balotelli dropped for Italy's Nations League game against Portugal

Nice striker Balotelli came under fire for his performance in their Nations League opener against Poland on Friday, where the Azzurri were held 1-1.

published on : 10th September 2018

Roberto Mancini defends under-fire Italy striker Mario Balotelli

The Azzurri rescued a point in their Group 3 opener against Poland on Friday in Bologna and next play the European champions -- without superstar Cristiano Ronaldo -- at Lisbon's Estadio da Luz.

published on : 10th September 2018

Ex-Italy coach Arrigo Sacchi says Azzurri, Mario Balotelli lack intelligence

Balotelli was heavily criticised for his performance in his first competitive game for Italy since the 2014 World Cup.

published on : 9th September 2018

Italy skipper Leonardo Bonucci says Mario Balotelli has matured

Mancini has called up Balotelli for three upcoming friendlies after the striker was sidelined by Italy by behavioural problems.

published on : 28th May 2018

Nice star Mario Balotelli trolls PSG before Ligue 1 showdown

Balotelli mocked PSG for their elimination by Real Madrid in the last 16 of the Champions League.

published on : 18th March 2018

Dijon escape sanction in Mario Balotelli racist chant row

Dijon escaped punishment on Thursday despite Nice striker Mario Balotelli insisting he was racially abused by fans of the French club.

published on : 16th March 2018

Thousands gather in Florence for Italy footballer Davide Astori funeral

The sudden death of Davide Astori who captained Fiorentina has sparked an outpouring of grief in football-mad Italy.

published on : 8th March 2018

Mario Balotelli blasts Italy's far-right, first black senator

Balotelli, who was born in Palermo to Ghanaian parents and has played 33 times for Italy, has long been a target for racist abuse.

published on : 8th March 2018

Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco interested in signing Nice striker Mario Balotelli

Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco revealed on Friday that he would be interested in signing Italian striker Mario Balotelli.

published on : 3rd March 2018

Referee 'didn't hear' racist abuse of Nice striker Mario Balotelli

The referee who booked Mario Balotelli while the Nice striker was complaining of racist abuse has said he didn't hear insults.

published on : 15th February 2018

French league investigates racist abuse of Balotelli

Balotelli was booked for gesticulating angrily at the crowd in the game on Saturday. He then complained to the referee that he had been subjected to racist abuse.

published on : 13th February 2018

Italy star Mario Balotelli booked for racist abuse complaint during French Ligue 1

It would not be the first time Balotelli, 27, has been targeted by racist abuse, in France and beyond.

published on : 11th February 2018

Falcao rescues Monaco with equaliser after Balotelli double 

The draw will still see Monaco slip out of the three Champions League places if Lyon win at Guingamp on Wednesday while Nice extended unbeaten run to seven league games.

published on : 17th January 2018

Dante relieved Mario Balotelli and Lucien Favre staying at Nice

Dante said on Tuesday he is delighted that star forward Mario Balotelli and coach Lucien Favre decided to stay at Nice.

published on : 2nd August 2017