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Saturday May 1 2021
Serie B: Balotelli brace relaunches Monza

Mario Balotelli came off the bench to bag a brace as Monza won the head-to-head with Salernitana, so despite losing, Empoli and Lecce retain the top two spots.

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Ascoli 2-0 Empoli

Dionisi 39 (A), Bajic 60 (A)

Brescia 3-1 SPAL

Bjarnason 28 (B), Aye 63 (B), Strefezza 65 (S), Jagiello 79 (B)

Cosenza 3-0 Pescara

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Thursday April 15 2021
Balotelli jealousy cited in abuse case

A 30-year-old man is facing possibly 13 years in prison for repeatedly attacking his girlfriend, fuelled by jealousy over her friendship with Mario Balotelli.

According to La Repubblica newspaper, the unnamed man was convinced that his 31-year-old partner was more than just friends with the Monza striker.

It is claimed that Balotelli even intervened several times to rescue her from these attacks.

Using Balotelli as a target for his jealousy is a justification put forward by his defence lawyer.

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Sunday March 28 2021
Honda: 'Milan didn't give 100 per cent'

Keisuke Honda spills the beans on his time at Milan, including the lack of strategy, players like Mario Balotelli and Alessio Romagnoli ‘not giving 100 per cent.’

The Japan international wore the Rossoneri jersey from 2014-17 and is still playing in Azerbaijan.

“I didn’t hesitate for a second when the call came from Milan. A few years earlier I had also been close to Lazio, but CSKA Moscow turned down the offer,” Honda told La Gazzetta dello Sport.

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Wednesday March 10 2021
Balotelli pulls prank on Monza teammate

Mario Balotelli hasn’t changed one little bit, as he subjected his Monza teammate Davide Diaw to a prank.

The striker is now playing in Serie B with Monza, who are pushing for promotion to the top flight.

SuperMario was famous for his pranks at Milan, Inter, Manchester City and Liverpool, so naturally he’s still teasing his teammates.

January signing Diaw “revealed his hero is Musa Barrow, so we made him happy,” wrote Balotelli on his Instagram Stories.

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Saturday February 20 2021
Serie B: Balotelli puts Monza second

Mario Balotelli’s header gave Monza a huge win away to 10-man Chievo, sending them into second place, while Venezia and Vicenza completed big comebacks.

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Thursday February 18 2021
Berlusconi advice for Ibrahimovic and Balotelli

Silvio Berlusconi urges Zlatan Ibrahimovic to ‘end his career at the highest level with Milan,’ while aiming to get the best out of Mario Balotelli and Kevin-Prince Boateng at Monza.

The former Milan President is now in charge of Serie B side Monza and still continuing his political and business careers too.

He was interviewed by Sky Sport Italia ahead of Sunday’s Derby della Madonnina at the top of the table.

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Wednesday February 3 2021
Monza and Galliani 'thinking about' Ribery

Monza director Adriano Galliani admits the Serie B club are ‘thinking about’ Fiorentina star Franck Ribery if they are promoted.

The Lombardy club is run by the same pair who took Milan to the top of world football for over 30 years, Galliani and President Silvio Berlusconi.

After signing Mario Balotelli and Kevin-Prince Boateng, there were reports Monza were also targeting Ribery.

“The idea of Ribery comes from a deep friendship between Boateng and Ribery,” explained Galliani on Teleradiostereo.

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Tuesday February 2 2021
Mancini: 'There's still time for Balotelli'

Italy CT Roberto Mancini has claimed Monza forward Mario Balotelli still has time to earn a return to the Azzurri. 'He has the best technique in Italy'.

The striker left Brescia after the relegation to Serie B and has moved to Monza in the same division, but he has struggled with injuries since his move.

Balotelli, who has experience from Inter, Manchester City, Milan, Liverpool and Nice, scored in his only appearance in the second tie.

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Tuesday January 26 2021
Balotelli reponds to Brescia banner: 'However, I love you'

Monza forward Mario Balotelli responded to the critical banner aimed at him by his former fans. ‘Brescia was, is and will always be my home’.

After a difficult return to Serie A, Balotelli’s adventure in Brescia was cut short by controversies and a falling out with patron Massimo Cellino.

A story on Instagram by the former striker started like this: “Curva nord, do you know how many things I have to tell you about, ‘you know who’?”

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Monday January 25 2021
Balotelli denied parking spot at Rigamonti

According to Il Corriere della Sera, Mario Balotelli was prohibited to park inside the Mario Rigamonti this evening with Brescia ultras who hit out at him: ‘You have no dignity.’

Balotelli was born in Palermo in 1990, but raised in Brescia and played with the Rondinelle last season, but terminated his contract after the lockdown.

He had scored five goals in 19 appearances.

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