Belotti recalled, Balotelli out of Italy Euro 2020 qualifiers

2019-05-27 20:13

Torino forward Andrea Belotti has been recalled but Marseille's Mario Balotelli left of Italy's 33-man squad for the Euro 2020 qualifiers against Greece and Bosnia next month.

Balotelli not fit enough to play for Italy - Mancini

2019-03-18 19:45

Italy coach Roberto Mancini says he overlooked Mario Balotelli for upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers because the Marseille player lacked fitness.

Balotelli celebration leaves ex-Nice team-mates seething

2019-03-13 21:45

Mario Balotelli made headlines once again with a quirky goal celebration after Marseille's victory over the fiery Italian's former club Nice.

Balotelli praised for highlighting racist fans' banner

2018-05-29 14:40

Mario Balotelli has been praised by anti-racism campaigners for highlighting an offensive banner displayed by fans at his comeback game for Italy

Balotelli has matured, says Italy skipper Bonucci

2018-05-28 10:28

Italy captain Leonardo Bonucci believes that Mario Balotelli has matured as he prepares to make his first appearance for the Azzurri in four years.

Balotelli back as Mancini plots Italy revival

2018-05-19 21:07

New Italy coach Roberto Mancini has recalled Nice striker Mario Balotelli for three friendlies against Saudi Arabia, France and the Netherlands.

Balotelli booked for protesting against racist abuse

2018-02-13 07:46

French football authorities say they are looking into allegations by Nice forward Mario Balotelli that he "heard monkey chants directed at him".

Balotelli eyeing Manchester City return

2017-12-21 18:06

Italian striker Mario Balotelli has revealed he would return to play for former club Manchester City for free.

Balotelli must change to resurrect Italy future, says coach

2017-06-07 08:34

Mario Balotelli has "a choice to make" if he wants to resurrect his international career, Italy coach Giampiero Ventura said on Tuesday.


Lille close on Champions League return with Nimes thrashing

2019-04-29 08:59

Lille moved closer to a return to the Champions League group stage for the first time since 2012 as Christophe Galtier's side thrashed Nimes 5-0.

Balotelli brands celebration claims as 'bull****'

2019-03-18 14:52

Mario Balotelli has branded suggestions he wore a shirt with Marcus Rashford's face on it just in case he scored against Paris Saint-Germain as 'bull****'.

Balotelli completes 6-month move to Marseille

2019-01-23 17:38

Marseille have completed the signing of Italy striker Mario Balotelli from their French rivals Nice.

Captaincy would be signal against racism - Balotelli

2018-06-04 10:58

Italy striker Mario Balotelli said on Sunday that giving him the captain's armband would be a signal against racism in the country.

Balotelli scores as Mancini starts Italy reign with a win

2018-05-29 07:40

Mario Balotelli got new Italy coach Roberto Mancini off to a winning start by scoring the opener in a win over Saudi Arabia in a friendly.

Napoli eyeing Balotelli after Ancelotti deal - reports

2018-05-24 08:47

Nice striker Mario Balotelli has been linked with a move to Napoli after Wednesday's appointment of new coach Carlo Ancelotti.

Referee 'didn't hear' racist abuse of Balotelli

2018-02-14 16:49

The referee who booked Mario Balotelli while the Nice striker was complaining of racist abuse has said he "didn't hear insults or shouts".

Juventus deny Balotelli move

2018-01-23 16:48

Juventus general manager Giuseppe Marotta has dismissed reports that the Serie A champions are interested in signing Mario Balotelli.

Balotelli in hot water again for speeding

2017-08-08 16:24

Mario Balotelli has been caught speeding in his Ferrari, with reports claiming the striker was caught doing 170-200km/h in a race with a friend's Lamborghini.

Balotelli vows never to do interviews again

2017-03-17 08:35

Mario Balotelli has slammed the media for the way recent comments he gave in an interview were portrayed and vowed never again to do future interviews.

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