Mario Balotelli Solicits Funny Photos from Twitter Followers

BR-UK StaffFeatured Columnist IVApril 4, 2014

FLORENCE, ITALY - MARCH 26: Mario Balotelli of AC Milan reacts during the Serie A match between ACF Fiorentina and AC Milan at Stadio Artemio Franchi on March 26, 2014 in Florence, Italy.  (Photo by Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images)
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Mario Balotelli just reached 2,000,000 followers on Twitter, and as a celebration will be following one lucky fan. That's a pretty rare honour from the Italian striker, who only followed 54 people at the time of his announcement.

The criteria to win is simple: Make Balotelli laugh.

The submissions varied from pornographic to racist to absolutely bizarre. We've sifted through them so you don't have to, and here are some of the actually somewhat funny ones:

One of approximately 1,000 submissions involving a photoshop of his shirtless celebration.


Balotelli being Balotelli.


Our favourite—De Jong is no match for Super Mario.

We miss any? Let us know in the comments!