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Wednesday June 12 2013
Pele: 'I like Balotelli'

Brazilian legend Pele has called Mario Balotelli “a real centre-forward. I like his style and have been impressed by him.”

O Rey made the comments ahead of the Confederations Cup, where Italy will play against Mexico, Japan and Brazil.

“Balotelli is a real centre-forward,” Pele was quoted as saying this afternoon.

“I really like the way he plays, because he uses his physicality to find space between opponents.

“I like his style and have been impressed by his attacking force.”

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