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Balotelli delighted with dream debut
February 3, 2013
By ESPN staff
Mario Balotelli revealed he was not supposed to start for AC Milan against Udinese, but was delighted with his contribution as he scored a brace on debut in a 2-1 victory.
Balotelli, who joined Milan from Manchester City last week, was thrust into the starting line-up following a thigh strain picked up by Giampaolo Pazzini in the warm-up. The striker responded with two goals, and afterwards told fans to expect more as he returns to peak fitness.
"I was supposed to ...