Mario Balotelli

Liverpool Forward
National Team
Italy

  • Born: 12/08/90
  • Age: 24
  • Height:
  • Seasons:

Pre-Besiktas Overnight Open Thread

Five questions to pass the time as we wait for kick off from Atatürk Stadium.

The Week in Comments: "Lack of quad depth"

We revisit a tiny handful of the comments made on the site in the past week.

Rodgers: Balotelli Still Needs to Work Harder

Despite Mario Balotelli having been a consistent quality presence in Liverpool's last three matches, Brendan Rodgers saw fit to reiterate that the striker still isn't performing up to standards, as...

Rodgers says the right man took the penalty

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Liverpool's manager confirmed that Mario Balotelli was the one who was supposed to take penalties late in the match against Besiktas.

Video: Balotelli v. Besiktas

For the third time in two weeks, Mario Balotelli came off the bench and had a match-changing influence, this time continuing his renaissance with an excellent all-around display and scoring from...

Gerrard Wrong to Call Out Balotelli

Liverpool's captain added to an unnecessary controversy, distracting from a vital home victory over Besiktas.

Liverpool 1, Besiktas 0: First Thoughts

European football resumed with a late victory over Besiktas.

Tactical Shift, Improved Balotelli Key to Victory

Heading into the half against Crystal Palace, Liverpool had been the better side but they lacked a cutting edge. A tactical tweak and Mario Balotelli’s introduction helped to change things.

Crystal Palace 1, Liverpool 2: First Thoughts

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Sturridge and Lallana score in FA Cup win.

Sturridge: “No Doubts” About Balotelli Partnership

Injury and poor form quickly derailed any chances of Daniel Sturridge and Mario Balotelli forming an effective strike partnership, but six months on there again at least seems a chance of it.

Video: Mario Balotelli vs. Tottenham

Only time will tell if it marks a genuine turning point in his Liverpool career, but along with the game winning goal, Mario Balotelli’s late cameo against Tottenham showed a lot of promise.

Balotelli "Immensely Happy" With Winning Goal

If you feared that Mario Balotelli was in the doldrums after scoring the winner against Tottenham on Tuesday, Brendan Rodgers' right hand man is going to set you straight.

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