Mario Balotelli's football career has had several ups and downs. The controversial Italian has often found himself on the wrong side of the media for his many antics on and off the pitch. Wherever he has played, Balotelli has always been in the news.
Suddenly, Fernando Torres has become a desired target for some of the top clubs in Europe. Currently, on loan at AC Milan from Chelsea, the Spaniard striker could either make a return to Atletico Madrid, or Liverpool this January transfer window.
Liverpool football team manager Brendan Rodgers has admitted that Italian striker Mario Balotelli's 16 million pounds move from AC Milan was a gamble that has backfired spectacularly, as the former Manchester City star has scored just twice in all season.
Italy striker Mario Balotelli has been ruled out of Sunday`s Euro 2016 qualifier against Croatia due to concerns over his hamstring and groin, the Italian football federation (FIGC) confirmed Saturday.
Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini has played down suggestions Mario Balotelli could have an unsettling influence on the Italy squad after a controversial call-up for a key Euro 2016 qualifier against Croatia.
Italian football federation (FIGC) president Carlo Tavecchio defended coach Antonio Conte's decision to include Mario Balotelli in the national squad, dismissing rumours that the Liverpool striker's recall was made under sponsors' pressure.