22 Th1 2022 | 15:27
The striker born in 1990 is about to be given more opportunities in the shirt of the reigning Euro champion.
According to journalist Fabrizio Romano, coach Roberto Mancini is about to call Mario Balotelli back to Italy. The former captain of Man City wants to give the boy born in 1990 one more chance.
Balotelli last played for the Azzurri in September 2019. At that time, he played 62 minutes in a 1-1 draw against Poland in the UEFA Nations League.
In this season, Balotelli is wearing Adana Demirspor in the Turkish league . “Bad boys” have 15 main kicks, contributing to 9 goals (7 goals, 2 assists). Last time, the Premier League champion 2011/12 focused on his expertise and did not get involved in any private life scandals.
Balotelli’s biggest impression in the Azzurri shirt was a brace against Germany in the Euro 2012 semi-finals. “Super Mario” (nicknamed Balotelli) played 36 games for Italy and scored 14 goals. Before coming to Turkey, Balotelli also announced that he aims to return to the Italian national team as soon as possible.
On March 25, Italy will have a vital match with North Macedonia in the play-off semi-finals to compete for tickets to the 2022 World Cup. If they overcome North Macedonia, the opponent of coach Mancini’s teachers and students will be Portugal or Turkey. Ky.
“This is really a difficult draw for Italy. North Macedonia is in good form. If we win, we have to march to the stadium of Portugal or Turkey,” coach Mancini said after the draw ceremony. branch visit.