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Mario Balotelli stood up by Nicki Minaj

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Man City striker Mario Balotelli was left 'disappointed' after failing to meet Nicki Minaj.
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Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli usually doesn’t get rejected on or off the field of play. Apparently Nicki Minaj didn’t receive the memo and snubbed a rendezvous with the Italian star by opting for a late dinner at Nando's.

According to Metro, Minaj refused to meet the Manchester City star before her Pink Friday: Reloaded concert at Manchester Evening News (MEN) Arena on Monday. Balotelli attended the concert with his Manchester City teammates.

“Mario was gutted, “ Metro reports a source told the Sun. “He’s a big fan and turned up with gifts along with his other Man City teammates.”

“But Nicki was too tired after the gig and feasted on a massive Nando’s order instead – so he went home disappointed. He’d even bought a camera especially.”

Minaj plans to do another show at the MEN Arena on Nov. 2.

Information from NESN was used in this report.

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