Last night England’s World Cup nightmare came true in the Brazilian jungle.
Costa Rica upset two-time champion Uruguay 3-1 and Italy defeated England 2-1 yesterday to throw open one of the most difficult groups in this year’s soccer World Cup in Brazil.
The biggest event in soccer starts next month with the first kick at the World Cup. Puma SE won’t start its major promotional push until it’s all over.
Mario Balotelli hit a career zenith by firing Italy into the European Championship soccer final with two goals against Germany. He already wants more.
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.
Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli won’t face further punishment for his foot-first challenge on Arsenal’s Alex Song two days ago.
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.
Manchester City forward Mario Balotelli will begin serving a four-game suspension tonight after accepting a violent conduct charge, the Football Association said.
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.
"This is the greatest night of my life, but I hope Sunday is going to be even better."
- Mario Balotelli on Jun 28, 2012