Nine days after getting sent off in a soccer World Cup qualifier, Italy striker Mario Balotelli left the field to a standing ovation following his winning goal in his team’s Confederations Cup opener.
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini says his training ground altercation with Mario Balotelli won’t influence the Italian striker’s future with the Premier League champion.
Last night England’s World Cup nightmare came true in the Brazilian jungle.
Mario Balotelli will “probably” be sold by Manchester City at the end of the season, coach Roberto Mancini said after the striker was red-carded in a 1-0 Premier League defeat against Arsenal today.
Juventus may face sanctions from European soccer governing body UEFA if its fans repeat racist behavior against Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli during the Europa League.
English soccer’s governing body charged Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli with violent conduct following an incident in the team’s 3-2 win over Tottenham Hotspur two days ago.
Italy upset tournament favorite Germany 2-1 to move into the final of the European soccer championship against defending champion Spain.
"This is the greatest night of my life, but I hope Sunday is going to be even better."
- Mario Balotelli on Jun 28, 2012