Mario Balotelli is now super again, scoring a brace on his debut for OGC Nice against rivals Marseille. 

The Italian striker scored an early penalty followed by a late equalising header in the 78th minute. The 26 year old stepped up to the penalty spot to give Nice an early lead in the derby. Balotelli ignored the oppositions attempt to psych him out, and slotted the penalty with ease.

Super Mario then scored a header to level the scores, looking like a completely different figure to the one we had seen during his time at Liverpool.


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“I joined Liverpool. It was the worst mistake of my life,” Balotelli told reporters.

“Apart from the fans, who were fantastic with me, I must be honest. I didn’t like the club.”

“I had two coaches, Brendan Rodgers and Jürgen Klopp. As people they didn’t make a good impression on me. I didn’t get along with them.”

Balotelli for Ballon d’Or?

Balotelli believes he can still be the worlds very best. Talking to former France midfielder Olivier Dacourt, Balotelli spoke about his ambition to win the Ballon d’Or.

“Of course. It’s not too late,” he said.

“I think I could have already won it by now, but by working hard in training I could still win it in the next two or three years.”