Jan 22, 2012

Mario Balotelli pops into Pesto!

Mario Balotelli Pesto Italian Restaurants Trafford CentreExtrovert Man City star Mario Balotelli popped into Pesto Italian Restaurants Trafford Centre yesterday for a pre-match meal with a friend.

The controversial star, who scored Man City’s winning goal against Tottenham Hotspur this afternoon at Etihad Stadium (3-2), visited Pesto Trafford Centre last night for a tasty meal before heading off on a shopping spree.

The goal marked Mario Balotelli’s 22nd goal for the team and his 50th career goal to date.

21-year-old Mario Balotelli started his career at Italian football team A.C Lumezzane at the age of just 15. In 2006 Balotelli was signed by F.C Internazionale Milano where he scored a whopping 28 goals until his 2010 transfer to Manchester City.

The promising young striker is a set-piece (deadball) specialist and is often referred to as ‘Super Mario’.

For all you budding footballers out there wondering what champions eat before crushing the competition – Balotelli enjoyed our delicious Calamari, pepperoni pizza and Pesto favourite Arancini with a (rather healthy) fresh pineapple juice – definitely a winning combination!

Needless to say, Balotelli didn’t need £5,000 in his pocket to cover his afternoon treat at Pesto, nor (thank goodness) did he at any point require a bib.

Balotelli recently made headlines after setting fire to his own kitchen in a misguided attempt at creating a fireworks display, but has since become the face of a local campaign endorsing the responsible use of fireworks.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mario_Balotelli

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