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Mario Balotelli Brings You the World Cup Trophy Redesigned with His Own Face

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Mark PattersonUK Staff WriterJune 13, 2014

If you're the kind of person who only tunes in to football when the World Cup is on, we need to make a quick suggestion: Follow Mario Balotelli at the tournament, and on social media.

The Italy striker has a knack for creating extraordinary moments wherever he happens to be, and he's getting pretty good at Twitter and Facebook as well.

According to his latest Facebook post, the trophy above has been "redesigned for victory." Another equally valid description would be "redesigned to be a bit terrifying."

Italy are not among the very top candidates to lift the trophy this time around, but they are the 2006 champions and the Euro 2012 finalists and cannot be discounted. 

They begin against England in Manaus on Saturday.

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