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File photo of Brescia's Mario Balotelli.(AP)

Balotelli turned away from Brescia training ground

Associated Press | By Associated Press
PUBLISHED ON JUN 09, 2020 03:33 PM IST
Balotelli was reportedly fired by his hometown club last weekend for failing to report to training as the Italian soccer league prepares to resume three months after being stopped by the coronavirus. The former Italy striker said he had stomach problems.
File image.(AP)
File image.(AP)

Mario Balotelli reportedly fired by Brescia -- his hometown club

ROME | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2020 06:14 PM IST
Local media reported over the weekend that Brescia owner Massimo Cellino had his legal team deliver a dismissal letter to Balotelli to terminate the player’s multi-year contract “for just cause.”
Brescia's Mario Balotelli reacts after scoring their first goal.(REUTERS)
Brescia's Mario Balotelli reacts after scoring their first goal.(REUTERS)

Lazio fined $22,000 for racist chants at Mario Balotelli

Milan | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2020 10:16 PM IST
Sunday’s game was halted for a few minutes shortly after the half-hour mark and an announcement to stop the chants was made to fans at the stadium in Brescia.
Brescia's Mario Balotelli(REUTERS)
Brescia's Mario Balotelli(REUTERS)

‘Shame on you’: Balotelli lashes out in new Italy racism storm

Milan | By AFP
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2020 09:37 AM IST
Mario Balotelli lashed out on Sunday after again being targeted by racist insults, this time from Lazio fans after he scored for Brescia in a 2-1 Serie A defeat, telling his tormentors: “Shame on you”.
Former Ivory Coast international Yaya Toure(Action Images via Reuters)
Former Ivory Coast international Yaya Toure(Action Images via Reuters)

Racism down to fans being ‘more stupid’, says Toure

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2019 12:22 PM IST
A series of racist incidents have tainted European soccer recently with Inter Milan’s Romelu Lukaku and Brescia’s Mario Balotelli subjected to racist insults from rival fans during Serie A matches in Italy this season.
Brescia's head coach Eugenio Corini talks to Brescia's Mario Balotelli.(AP)
Brescia's head coach Eugenio Corini talks to Brescia's Mario Balotelli.(AP)

Italy football star Mario Balotteli kicks balls at fans after suffering racist abuse - WATCH

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2019 04:41 PM IST
As Verona footballers and his own teammates tried to calm him down, Balotelli threatened to walk out of the match. He looked set to storm off the field, but was convinced to stay by players from both the teams.
Marseille's Mario Balotelli celebrates scoring their first goal with Florian Thauvin.(REUTERS)
Marseille's Mario Balotelli celebrates scoring their first goal with Florian Thauvin.(REUTERS)

Mario Balotelli not fit enough to play for Italy - Roberto Mancini

Milan | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2019 10:52 PM IST
Italy begin their campaign to reach the European finals playing Finland on Saturday in Udine after they failed to qualify for the World Cup last year for the first time in 60 years.
File image of Mario Balotelli(REUTERS)
File image of Mario Balotelli(REUTERS)

Balotelli sparking Marseille revival and gunning for PSG

Paris | By AFP
PUBLISHED ON MAR 15, 2019 06:11 PM IST
PSG have not lost any of their last 18 meetings with Marseille in all competitions since a 3-0 defeat at the Velodrome back in November 2011, the first game between the teams following the Qatari takeover in Paris.
Portuguese forward Bernardo Silva (right) vies with Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma during the UEFA Nations League match at the Luz stadium in Lisbon.(AFP)
Portuguese forward Bernardo Silva (right) vies with Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma during the UEFA Nations League match at the Luz stadium in Lisbon.(AFP)

Portugal give Italy’s Mancini plenty to worry about after 1-0 win

Lisbon | By Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2018 10:04 AM IST
Mancini, in only his second competitive match in charge, made nine changes to the team which started Friday’s 1-1 draw at home to Poland but his side were on the back foot for most of the match and struggled to create any real danger.
Mario Balotelli will not be a part of the Italy squad for their UEFA Nations League match against Portugal.(REUTERS)
Mario Balotelli will not be a part of the Italy squad for their UEFA Nations League match against Portugal.(REUTERS)

Mario Balotelli dropped for Italy’s UEFA Nations League game in Portugal

Lisbon | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2018 04:54 PM IST
Mario Balotelli came under fire for his performance in their Nations League opener against Poland on Friday, where the Azzurri were held 1-1.
France ran out 3-1 winners in a heavyweight European friendly clash vs Italy in Nice ahead of the FIFA World Cup 2018.(REUTERS)
France ran out 3-1 winners in a heavyweight European friendly clash vs Italy in Nice ahead of the FIFA World Cup 2018.(REUTERS)

France put on clinical show to beat Italy ahead of FIFA World Cup 2018

Paris | By OmniSport
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2018 09:57 AM IST
Although Leonardo Bonucci was on target for Italy, France ran out 3-1 winners in a heavyweight European friendly clash in Nice ahead of the FIFA World Cup 2018.
Mario Balotelli hasn’t played for Italy since the 2014 FIFA World Cup.(AFP photo)
Mario Balotelli hasn’t played for Italy since the 2014 FIFA World Cup.(AFP photo)

Mario Balotelli recalled to Italy squad by new coach Roberto Mancini

Reuters, Milan | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON MAY 21, 2018 12:38 PM IST
Mario Balotelli, who has scored 13 goals in 33 appearances, has not been selected for Italy since the 2014 FIFA World Cup when his attitude was the subject of barely-veiled criticism from some senior players
Zenit Saint Petersburg coach Roberto Mancini has been linked to the Italian football team.(Reuters)
Zenit Saint Petersburg coach Roberto Mancini has been linked to the Italian football team.(Reuters)

Roberto Mancini reaches agreement to coach Italy football team: Report

Agence France-Presse, Milan | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2018 09:30 PM IST
Russian club Zenit Saint Petersburg are reportedly reluctant to let Roberto Mancini leave and the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) do not want to pay any compensation to release him from his contract.
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