Thursday April 3 2014
Balotelli ‘wasting talent’

Hernan Crespo believes Milan striker Mario Balotelli is still missing some of the ingredients needed to make a great player.

The Argentine says that there are three main things which combine to make a capable footballer but that the 23-year-old is not making the most of his talent.

“There are three things needed to make a good footballer,” Crespo said to “One is your legs, another is your heart and the last one is your head. Using all three, your talent can emerge.

“Balotelli is missing some ingredients, I would define it as wasted talent because his talent is enormous. He is maybe missing something in his head a little bit.

“Being a great champion doesn’t mean just scoring goals, but also what you say and do.”