Balotelli fined after airport row

2013-02-07 15:34

Mario Balotelli’s troubles have followed him back to Italy after media reports said the AC Milan striker was fined by police following a row over his parked car at a city airport.

The 22-year-old, who left Manchester City last month after two and a half years in England filled with bizarre tales on and off the field, parked his car in front of Linate arrivals and pretended to move it when police asked – only then to be sanctioned.

Balotelli, who scored twice on his Milan debut last weekend, cut a frustrated figure in Italy’s 1-1 friendly draw in the Netherlands yesterday and booted a ball against an advertising hoarding.

Paolo Berlusconi, AC Milan’s vice-president and brother of owner Silvio, was lambasted in social media this week after calling Balotelli “the little black boy of the family”.

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