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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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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
Liverpool11
Milan103
Internazionale142
Man. City73
Total329
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Man. City94
Total94
Last updated: 17/09/2014 01:09 CET
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