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Manchester City News: Blues Won't Punish Mario Balotelli as Talent Trumps Crazy

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 12:  Mario Balotelli of Manchester City looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on December 12, 2011 in London, England.  (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
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Gabe ZaldivarPop Culture Lead WriterDecember 15, 2011

Damn, it feels good to be a gangsta.

The Geto Boys knew what they were talking about, even if they weren't delving into the landscape of the English Premiership as it pertains to Mario Balotelli. However, had they known Mad Mario, they might have changed that hook to read, "Damn, it feels good to be Mario." 

The Daily Mail reported on the latest and greatest concerning the Manchester City star. A genius on the pitch seems to be forever involved in less-than-hilarious antics that paint him as football villain when he really should be a hero. 

The man has the talent and form to be one of the most well-liked footballers in the world. Instead, he is constantly threatening to have his off-the-pitch antics trump any magic he brings on it. 

The mad man has now decided to pick apart his teammate Micah Richards. As the report maintains, Balotelli seems to have thrown a barb at Richards after an errant pass in training. That is when the defender lost it and launched himself at the famed forward. 

The two were separated, but not before photographers snapped off a myriad of pictures that bring to light the issues that top-of-the-table City are suffering from. 

So what happens now? Does Roberto Mancini publicly blast his striker? Do City ban Balotelli from the training ground until he has learned his lesson? The answer is: Build higher fences so this stuff never gets out. 

The report states City plan on building more extensive covering for the raining pitch, and this makes a world of sense. 

You see, Balotelli has superhuman talents which means he does not have to abide by the same rules that others normally would. He is just plain nasty on the pitch and this is why City will stand back and let him crazy up the place, just as long as the results keeping coming. 

The Blues have been sent off from the all-important Champions League. Which means they will put all their efforts into domestic glory as they try to maintain control of the EPL table. 

They do not get there without one of the best players in the world. So you may not like Balotelli constantly picking fights, but he is too good to punish. That sentiment only makes sense in the wonderful world of sport. 

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