Prandelli believes Balotelli ‘now has attitude to match talent’ ahead Euro 2012 showdown with Spain

Updated: Jul 01, 2012, 12:54 PM IST

London: Italian coach Cesare Prandelli has praised Mario Balotelli``s attitude ahead of Sunday``s Euro 2012 final with Spain.

Prandelli believes Balotelli has found the perfect platform to display his talents.

“We have always felt he had great ability. He has found a set-up where he can talk to great champions, who have won a lot of trophies and achieved a lot,” a newspaper quoted Prandelli, as saying.

“There comes a time when you have to be brave enough to accept other people``s advice because the result becomes paramount. We have asked him to do certain things, and at this moment in time, he is doing them,” he added.

Balotelli needs one more goal to take the lead in the Golden Boot standings, and if he manages to achieve that, he would be able take Italy a long way towards lifting the trophy.