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(Football Player)

An Italian footballer player, who plays as a striker for Serie A club Brescia and the Italy national team.

Relationship Facts of Mario Balotelli

Mario Balotelli is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Mario Balotelli?

Mario Balotelli was in a relationship with Raffaella Fico in the past, but it did not end well. She later claimed that she was pregnant with Mario’s child. Fico gave birth to her daughter, Pia, on December 5, 2012.

Additionally, in February 2014, DNA tests confirmed that Pia was Mario’s daughter. Moreover, Mario got engaged to Belgian model Fanny Neguesha in March 2013. However, the couple parted ways in September 2014.

Relationship History With?

Mario Balotelli has been in relationships with

  •  Carla Howe (2014)
  • Sara Tommasi (2011)
  • Jenny Thompson

Mario Balotelli has had encounters with 

  • Veronica Graf (2014)
  • Emma Dalton (2014)
  • Emy Jammoukh (2012)
  • Tabby Brown (2012)
  • Eliana Cartella (2012)
  • Vanessa Lawrens (2012)
  • Veronica Angeloni (2012)
  • Desirée Busetto (2012)
  • Lauren Thorne (2012)
  • Dahiana Rojas (2012)
  • Raffaella Fico (2011 – 2012)
  • Sara Galimberti (2011)
  • Chloe Evans (2011)
  • Faye Evette (2010)
  • Sophie Reade (2010 – 2011)
  • Dayane Mello (2010)
  • Carla Velli (2010)
  • Melissa Castagnoli (2010)
  • Betty Kourakou (2010 – 2012)
  • Barbara Guerra (2009 – 2010)
  • Keyla Espinoza (2008)
  • Barbara Francesca Ovieni

Relationship Timeline

TypeTotalTime Duration
Engaged11 year, 9 months
Dating39 years, 8 months
Encounter2213 years, 8 months

Who is Mario Balotelli?

Mario Balotelli is an Italian footballer player, who plays as a striker for Serie A club Brescia and the Italy national team. Likely,  Mario began his career as a footballer with ‘Lumezzane’ and made his senior debut at the age of 15. In April 2006, he made his debut in the ‘Serie C1’ league.

In the year 2007, he finally joined ‘Internazionale,’ but his two-year-long association with them was plagued with disciplinary issues, which had him getting suspended from the first team in 2009.

What is the birth name of Mario Balotelli?

Mario Balotelli was born on  August 12, in the year 1990, in Palermo, Italy. His birth name is Mario Balotelli Barwuah and he is currently 32 years old. His father’s name is Thomas Barwuah and his mother’s name is Rose Barwuah. It was later revealed that Mario’s biological parents had opted for foster care because of a life-threatening illness that had affected Mario as a kid.

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Caption: Mario Balotelli’s ex Raffaella Fico (Source: Daily Mail)

They could not afford expensive treatments for Mario. Whereas, the Balotelli family came ahead with support when Mario’s parents needed it the most. When Mario grew up, he had the option to go back to his biological parents but refused to do so, saying that he hated the fact that they had abandoned him as a kid.

He has three siblings namely, Abigail Barwuah, Angel Barwuah, and Enock Barwuah. Mario holds Italian citizenship and Ghanaian ethnicity. His birth sign is Leo.

Talking about Mario’s educational history, there is no information about his educational achievements.

Mario Balotelli: Professional Life, Career

Talking about his profession, he made his competitive debut for ‘Lumezzane,’ against ‘Padova,’ in a ‘Serie C1 match. He had grown into a highly competitive player by then and tried to play with better clubs. He also scored twice in a friendly contest with ‘Sheffield FC,’ which was also one of his early matches for the team.

The head coach of ‘International’ was miffed with him for this reason. In addition to that, Mario did not get any relief from the frequent racist chants that were directed at him during most of his matches.

Likewise, he kept getting into trouble over his antics on the field. The fans were angry and tried to lay their hands on him once the game was over. He then made his ‘Premier League debut in October, in a 3–0 defeat against ‘Arsenal’ on their home ground.

Despite remarkable performances on many crucial occasions, Mario’s aggressive behavior on the field caused a lot of trouble for him. His team managers decided to let him go once the 2011–2012 season ended.  Manchester City ended up winning the title for the first time since 1968.

Premier League and Net Worth ($80M)

However, his performance worsened after his stint with ‘Milan’ ended. For the 2014–2015 season, he signed with the ‘Premier League team ‘Liverpool,’ and in the 16 appearances that he made for them, he ended up scoring only one goal.

In 2016, ‘OGC Nice’ announced that they had acquired Mario from ‘Liverpool.’ Struggling with disciplinary troubles that refused to end, Mario performed rather well. He has represented his senior team in the 2013 ‘Confederations Cup’ and the 2014 ‘FIFA World Cup.’

As of 2023, Mario Balotelli has an estimated net worth of around $80 million and he has earned that sum of money from his professional career.

Is Mario Balotelli involved in any rumors and controversies?

There was a rumor that Mario Balotelli has made up his mind about the next club. Currently, he is far from rumors and controversies.

Body Size

Mario has a height of 6 feet 2 inches and he weighs is 80Kg. Mario’s hair color is black and his eye color is black.

Social Media

He is active on social sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, he has around 10.2M followers on Facebook. Around 3.6M followers on his Twitter, and he has around 8.9M followers on his Instagram.

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