Sunday February 16 2020
Report: Balotelli blackmailed by teenager

There are reports in Italy that Mario Balotelli was the victim of attempted blackmail by an 18-year-old girl while he was playing for Nice.

According to the Giornale di Vicenza newspaper, the current Brescia forward had a brief relationship with the girl from Vicenza when she was 17.

She had at the time assured him that she was not a minor.

After they had slept together, it is alleged that she then revealed her real age and demanded €100,000 to keep quiet.

It’s claimed she threatened to not only go to the papers, but also to accuse Balotelli of sexual assault.

It is now a police matter, as the authorities in Vicenza completed their investigation into the girl.

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