Focus on Mario Balotelli

Angel or demon?

July 20, 2010
By Roberto Gotta
If you are wondering what the fuss is all about over Mario Balotelli, you probably have not been paying too much attention to Italian soccer in the past three seasons.

Despite being left out - no, make that ignored - by Marcello Lippi for the World Cup, Balotelli is probably Italy's most exciting young talent at the moment and a certain member of new Azzurri coach Cesare Prandelli's squads for the upcoming Euro 2012 qualifiers.

Still 19, he's already a three-time Scudetto winner, ...

Read more

ESPN Conversations