AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli reacts to an incident in a match this season.
ROME (AP) Mario Balotelli has expressed astonishment at the reaction to an argument he had with some Italian football pundits after a game on Friday.
Following AC Milan’s 2-0 loss to Roma, Balotelli had a tense exchange with the Sky Italia TV studio hosts.
Balotelli says: ”When Milan wins Mario is great, when it loses Mario is bad.”
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Told by one studio host that he doesn’t move enough on the pitch, Balotelli responded: ”You don’t know anything about football. Trust me.”
His comments provoked plenty of reaction both supportive and critical, and Balotelli responded on Twitter around 4 a.m. local time on Saturday morning, saying in Italian: ”Mamma mia I divide Italy in 2! Wow! While nearly everyone abroad is united with me!”
Then he added in English ”What a strange game:-).”