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Mario Balotelli

Mario Balotelli

U21 debut: 05.09.2008 v Greece
Qualifying Games
: 3 – Goals: 3

• Born in Sicily as Mario Baruwah to Ghanaian parents, he was adopted and brought up by an Italian family.

• Joined Inter soon after making his debut in Serie C1 for Lumezzane Calcio at 15. Helped the Nerazzurri to back-to-back Italian championships in 2008 and 2009.

• After officially becoming an Italian citizen on turning 18, he made his U21 debut and scored against Greece; also on target twice in second leg of play-off v Israel to seal Italy's place in Sweden.

Last updated: 08/06/09 21.15CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 19/12/2014 02:23 CET
16.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundItalyItaly3-1DenmarkDenmark8911
26.03.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundMaltaMalta0-2ItalyItaly8620
07.06.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundCzech RepublicCzech Republic0-0ItalyItaly7200
10.09.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundItalyItaly2-1Czech RepublicCzech Republic9010
15.10.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundItalyItaly2-2ArmeniaArmenia3610
14.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageEnglandEngland1-2ItalyItaly7310
20.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageItalyItaly0-1Costa RicaCosta Rica9000
24.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageItalyItaly0-1UruguayUruguay4500
31.08.2014English Premier LeagueTottenhamTottenham0-3LiverpoolLiverpool6100
13.09.2014English Premier LeagueLiverpoolLiverpool0-1Aston VillaAston Villa7100
16.09.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageLiverpoolLiverpool2-1LudogoretsLudogorets9010
20.09.2014English Premier LeagueWest HamWest Ham3-1LiverpoolLiverpool9000
23.09.2014English League CupThird roundLiverpoolLiverpool2-2
(14-13(p))
MiddlesbroughMiddlesbrough4600
27.09.2014English Premier LeagueLiverpoolLiverpool1-1EvertonEverton8800
01.10.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageBaselBasel1-0LiverpoolLiverpool9000
04.10.2014English Premier LeagueLiverpoolLiverpool2-1West BromWest Brom2600
19.10.2014English Premier LeagueQPRQPR2-3LiverpoolLiverpool9000
22.10.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageLiverpoolLiverpool0-3Real MadridReal Madrid4500
25.10.2014English Premier LeagueLiverpoolLiverpool0-0HullHull9000
28.10.2014English League CupFourth roundLiverpoolLiverpool2-1SwanseaSwansea1110
01.11.2014English Premier LeagueNewcastleNewcastle1-0LiverpoolLiverpool9000
08.11.2014English Premier LeagueLiverpoolLiverpool1-2ChelseaChelsea7900
14.12.2014English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United3-0LiverpoolLiverpool4500

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Mario Balotelli
  • Position: Forward
  • Date of birth (Age): 12/08/1990 (24)
  • Country: Italy
  • Squad number: 45
  • Club: Liverpool ( ENG)

  • Height: 189cm
  • Weight: 88kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2014/15

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Group stage)
    01/10/08: Internazionale 1-1 Bremen
  • National team: UEFA European Under-21 Championship (Qualifying round)
    05/09/08: Italy 1-1 Greece

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Italy83
Italy U-21115
Total198

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Liverpool31
Milan103
Internazionale142
Man. City73
Total349
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Man. City94
Total94
Last updated: 05/11/2014 01:09 CET
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