Mario Balotelli Wants Kiss from the Queen If He Keeps England's World Cup Alive

Mark PattersonUK Staff WriterJune 19, 2014

RECIFE, BRAZIL - JUNE 19:  Mario Balotelli of Italy reacts during a press conference at Arena Pernambuco on June 19, 2014 in Recife, Brazil.  (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)
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England are on the brink of elimination at the 2014 World Cup, but there is one man who may be able to save them: Mario Balotelli.

If Italy beat Costa Rica and Uruguay, then a victory over Costa Rica in England's final group game could be enough to get them out of the group. Anything else, and the plane home awaits.

Balotelli—the man most likely to score those crucial goals—knows what they're worth. And he has just one request:

If we beat Costa Rica i want a kiss,obviously on the cheek, from the UK Queen.😂😂😂.

— Mario Balotelli (@FinallyMario) June 19, 2014

Your Majesty, on behalf of your subjects: Please, pucker up.