Mario Balotelli would be a perfect candidate for a most fascinating list because he is such a complex individual.
He's the son of Ghanaian immigrants, who were forced to give him up to foster parents.
That kid grew up to become an outrageously-talented footballer.
So talented that he has scored 13 goals this season without breaking a sweat.
Yet even with his talent, an Italian last name and choosing Italy over Ghana—some Italians will never accept him because of his skin colour.
Maybe that is the root of Balotelli's behavioural problems, or maybe he's naturally an eccentric and dry-humoured person.
Not only is "Mad Mario" a must-see when he plays, his personal life is a soap opera.
Here are the top nine craziest Balotelli stories.