Mario Balotelli Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Net Worth, Family, Career & More

Mario Balotelli – Biography

Mario Balotelli – Mario Balotelli Barwuah is an Italian professional footballer who now plays as a striker for Adana Demirspor, a team that competes in the Super Lig category. He was born on August 12, 1990.

In 2005, Balotelli began his career as a professional football player with Lumezzane. In 2007, he came to Inter Milan to continue his career. His accomplishments in 2010 included winning the Champions League, the Coppa Italia, and the Serie A. When Balotelli joined Manchester City in 2010, he was reunited with Inter boss Roberto Mancini.

During his time with Manchester City, the club won both the Premier League and the FA Cup. In January of 2013, he relocated back to Italy and signed with AC Milan. After 18 months, he made his way back to the Premier League with Liverpool.

Mario Balotelli – Biography & Personal Details

NameMario Balotelli
Full NameMario Barwuah Balotelli
NicknameSuper Mario
Date Of Birth12 August 1990
Palermo, Italy/
Palermo, Sicily
Age 33 years old (As 2023)
Birth Sign Leo
Gender Male
SchoolIstituto Milano
College/UniversityXaverian College in Manchester
Education QualificationGraduation
HobbiesPlaying sport, swimming, karate or judo, Travelling
Food HabitNon-vegetarian
ProfessionFootball player
DebutHis first team debut in a Serie C1 league match against Padova on 2 April 2006
Jersey Number#45
#99 (Adana Demirspor)
Current TeamAdana Demirspor
HonourUEFA European Championship runner-up (2012)
FIFA Confederations Cup third place (2013)

Mario Balotelli – Family, Relationship and Afair

Mario Barwuah Balotelli was born in Palermo, Sicily, to Ghanaian immigrants. Balotelli is a football player. Once he was two years old, his family relocated to Bagnolo Mella, which is located in the province of Brescia, Lombardy.

Mario Balotelli with his Mother

Abigail, Enoch, and Angel Barwuah are Mario’s three biological siblings according to his family tree. A professional footballer who is also Enoch Barwuah, who is two years younger than Balotelli, is also a player.

Mario Balotelli with his Brother

Raffaella Fico, Balotelli’s ex-girlfriend, disclosed in July 2012 that she was carrying his kid. Balotelli responded by asserting that he would only take on father obligations to the extent that a paternity test came back positive. On December 5, 2012, Fico welcomed a daughter named Pia into the world.

Mario Balotelli with his Ex-Gf (Raffaella Fico)

There was a love relationship between Balotelli and Fanny Neguesha over the years 2013 and 2014, and at some time, they became engaged.

Mario Balotelli with his Ex-fiance
Mario Balotelli with his Daughter Pia

Family & Marital Status

Marital StatusUnmarried
ParentsMother-Rose Barwuah
Father-Thomas Barwuah
SiblingsBrother-Enock Barwuah
Sister-Abigail Barwuah, Angel Barwuah
FianceFanny Neguesha (Ex-fiance)
Girlfriend/AfairRaffaella Fico (Ex-Gf)
Tabby Brown (Ex-Gf)

Physical Measurement

Height (Approx.)In Centimeters –189 cm
In Meters-1.89 m
In Feet and Inches –6′ 2″
Weight (Approx.) In Kg –99 kg
In Pounds –218 lbs
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourDark Brown

Mario Balotelli Career

  • A little club called Lumezzane, which is located twenty minutes away from Balotelli’s home in Concesio, was where Balotelli began his professional career.
  • He made his debut with the first team on April 2, 2006, when he was only 15 years old and was promoted to the first squad. The encounter was a Serie C1 league match against Padova.
  • Balotelli was signed by Inter Milan in 2006 on loan with a pre-set sum of €150,000 to co-own the player. This came after he had a failed trial with Barcelona when he was 15 years old. In June of 2007, Inter made use of the option and paid an additional sum of €190,000 to acquire the remaining half of the property.               
  • Balotelli made his debut in the UEFA Europa League on August 19, 2010, when he came on as a substitute and scored in his first game. The match was against Politehnica Timișoara, a Romanian team, and they won the match 1-0.
  • However, Balotelli suffered an injury to the lateral meniscus in his right knee during the match, and on September 8, he underwent surgery that kept him out of action until October.
  • It was in December of 2012 when Balotelli made the choice to challenge Manchester City’s decision to punish him two weeks’ salary for his bad disciplinary record during the previous season.
  • He did this by taking his club to a Premier League tribunal in order to contest the decision. Last year, Balotelli was suspended for 11 matches, which caused him to miss matches both in Europe and in his own country.
  • Umberto Gandini, the organising director of AC Milan, made the announcement on January 29, 2013, that the club had reached an agreement to acquire Balotelli from Manchester City.
  • The agreement was rumored to be worth €20 million, in addition to bonuses and add-ons, and it would last for four and a half years.
  • The extension of Balotelli’s contract with Nice for an additional year was signed on June 25th, 2017. Nice’s first encounter of the season was on July 26th, when they played Ajax in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League qualifying round. He scored a goal in the match, which ended in a 1–1 draw among the two teams.
  • On December 7, 2020, Balotelli signed a seven-month contract with Monza, a club that competes in Serie B. This transfer brought him back together with his old Milan colleague Kevin-Prince Boateng, as well as with Cristian Brocchi, the head coach, Silvio Berlusconi, the club owner, and Adriano Galliani, the chairman.
  • The Swiss Super League team Sion was the recipient of Balotelli’s signature on a two-year contract on the 31st of August, 2022. After the expiration of his contract on September 14, 2023, he resigned from his position.
  • Balotelli made his comeback to Adana Demirspor on September 15, 2023, and signed a contract that was for one year with an option for an additional year during that week.
  • It was in the match against Alanyaspor that he made his first appearance on October 1, 2023, and it was also the match in which he scored his first goals of the new playing season.

International Career 

  • Due to the fact that Balotelli was still deemed to be a Ghanaian immigrant, he was unable to respond to calls for participation in the Italian national under-15 and under-17 teams because of this.
  • Balotelli was given his first senior international call-up for Ghana by head coach Claude Le Roy on August 7, 2007, five days before his 17th birthday. The match was a friendly against Senegal and took place at the New Den stadium in London, England, on August 21, 2007.
  • He made the decision to decline the offer, stating once more that he would be willing to play for Italy once he was eligible to do so.178 Additionally, he stated that he would be willing to represent Italy at the world level after he had obtained an Italian passport.
  • The striker Balotelli continued to be Italy’s first choice for the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification campaign after he established himself as a member of the squad at the 2012 European Championship Tournament.
  • During a friendly encounter against Brazil that took place at the Stade de Genève on March 21, 2013, Balotelli scored a goal from a long range to equalize the score. Five days later, he continued his prolific scoring trend for both club and nation since signing with Milan.
  • He scored both goals as Italy overcame Malta in a World Cup qualifier, continuing his scoring streak for both clubs and countries.
  • For the first time since November 2014, Balotelli was called up to the Italian national team by newly appointed manager Roberto Mancini on May 19, 2018, for the friendlies that Italy will play in May and June of 2018.
  • Balotelli made his first appearance for the national team since the 2014 World Cup on May 28. He started the match against Saudi Arabia and scored the first goal in the 20th minute. Balotelli’s first debut for the national team happened on May 28.
  • On January 24, 2022, Balotelli was called up by Italy manager Roberto Mancini to join the Azzurri for a three-day training camp in Coverciano. This took place after Balotelli had been absent from international competition for a period of four years.
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Mario Balotelli Net Worth:

Net Worth (Approx.)$80 million in 2023
Monthly Income and Salary$1 Million
Yearly Income and Salary$10 Million

Mario Balotelli Cars Collection:

  • Ferrari F12 Berlinetta
  • Bentley Continental Supersports
  • Audi R8
  • Maserati GranTurismo
  • Range Rover Evoque

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