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Balotelli gives Italy 'bright future'

October 17, 2012
By Adam Digby, Italy Correspondent
Mario Balotelli has been singled out for praise by Italy coach Cesare Prandelli and team-mate Riccardo Montolivo following the win against Denmark.

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The Man City striker marked his return to the national team by scoring one goal and setting up another in a 3-1. After coming in for abuse from City administrator Brian Marwood recently, Balotelli, 22, was in a mood to answer his critics.
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