Mad Mario: Liverpool and Man City flop Balotelli goes from hero to zero for Nice
The striker left the Premier League in the summer on the back of two disappointing years with Liverpool, but has flourished away from Anfield.
Balotelli netted a sublime winner for Nice in the 86th minute against Lorient, curling the ball into the top corner to ensure their unbeaten run stretch into an eighth game.
He took off his shirt in celebration and was promptly booked, but the man nicknamed Mad Mario lived up to his reputation mere minutes later.
In added time the striker, who won the league with Manchester City in 2012, clashed with Lorient's Steven Moreira and was dismissed -... read more
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