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Mario Balotelli is one of the best young talents in world football. His ability is fantastic and his potential clear to see. However, his mental fragility is proving to be a huge obstacle. From throwing darts at younger team members to attempting unnecessary tricks against a team he obviously felt was not worthy of his efforts, Balotelli has been labelled a headcase time and time again.
Recently, Balotelli, like Tevez before him, criticised Manchester. According to Balotelli, the city is not "right" for him. What Balotelli fails to realise is that by criticising the city, he criticises his fans. The majority of City fans reside in Manchester, and therefore is the fans' home. It is therefore unacceptable to publicly slaughter a city, especially when it is their football club that pays the rather fat wage bill.
However, it's proving difficult to change his mentality, and I fear that a couple more outbreaks will occur (maybe due to lack of playing time frustration), resulting in a transfer in summer.