Sunday November 13 2011
Abete sees "faith in Balotelli"

FIGC President Giancarlo Abete agrees “everyone has faith in Mario Balotelli” after netting his first Italy goal.

“It is wonderful to have players like Balotelli in the squad, as he has exceptional qualities,” said the Federation chief.

“I am very happy that he scored his first senior goal for the Nazionale and that everyone around him, from his teammates to the fans, have faith in Balotelli.”

It is believed the Manchester City striker will also start in Tuesday’s international friendly against Uruguay.

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