Mario Balotelli

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Mario Balotelli
Mario Balotelli OM (cropped).jpg
Balotelli playing for Marseille in 2019.
Personal information
Full name Mario Balotelli Barwuah[1]
Date of birth (1990-08-12) 12 August 1990 (age 30)
Place of birth Palermo, Italy
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)[2]
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Brescia
Number 45
Youth career
2001–2006 Lumezzane
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2007 Lumezzane 2 (0)
2007–2010 Inter Milan 59 (20)
2010–2013 Manchester City 54 (20)
2013–2014 Milan 43 (26)
2014–2016 Liverpool 16 (1)
2015–2016Milan (loan) 20 (1)
2016–2019 Nice 61 (33)
2019 Marseille 15 (8)
2019– Brescia 19 (5)
National team
2008–2010 Italy U21 16 (6)
2010– Italy 36 (14)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23:25, 9 March 2020 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 7 September 2018

Mario Balotelli Barwuah (Italian pronunciation: [ˈmaːrjo baloˈtɛlli]; born Mario Barwuah; 12 August 1990) is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Serie A club Brescia and the Italy national team.

Career statistics[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

As of match played on 9 March 2020[3]
Club Season League Cup League Cup Europe Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Lumezzane 2005–06 Serie C1 2 0 2 0
Inter Milan 2007–08 Serie A 11 3 4 4 0 0 0 0 15 7
2008–09 22 8 2 0 6[a] 1 1[b] 1 31 10
2009–10 26 9 5 1 8[a] 1 1[b] 0 40 11
Total 59 20 11 5 14 2 2 1 86 28
Manchester City 2010–11 Premier League 17 6 5 1 0 0 6[c] 3 28 10
2011–12 23 13 0 0 2 1 6[d] 3 1[e] 0 32 17
2012–13 14 1 1 0 1 1 4[a] 1 0 0 20 3
Total 54 20 6 1 3 2 16 7 1 0 80 30
Milan 2012–13 Serie A 13 12 0 0 13 12
2013–14 30 14 1 1 10[a] 3 41 18
Total 43 26 1 1 10 3 54 30
Liverpool 2014–15 Premier League 16 1 4 0 3 1 5[f] 2 28 4
Milan (loan) 2015–16 Serie A 20 1 3 2 23 3
Nice 2016–17 Ligue 1 23 15 0 0 1 1 4[c] 1 28 17
2017–18 28 18 0 0 1 1 9[g] 7 38 26
2018–19 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
Total 61 33 0 0 2 2 13 8 76 43
Marseille 2018–19 Ligue 1 15 8 0 0 0 0 15 8
Brescia 2019–20 Serie A 19 5 0 0 19 5
Career total 289 114 25 9 8 5 58 22 3 1 383 151
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 All appearances in UEFA Champions League
  2. 2.0 2.1 Appearance in Supercoppa Italiana
  3. 3.0 3.1 All appearances in UEFA Europa League
  4. Three appearances and two goals in UEFA Champions League, three appearances and one goal in UEFA Europa League
  5. Appearance in FA Community Shield
  6. Three appearances and one goal in UEFA Champions League, two appearances and one goal in UEFA Europa League
  7. Two appearances and one goal in UEFA Champions League, five appearances and four goals in UEFA Europa League

International[change | change source]

As of match played on 7 September 2018.[4][5]
Italy national team
Year Apps Goals
2010 2 0
2011 5 1
2012 9 4
2013 13 7
2014 4 1
2015
2016
2017
2018 3 1
Total 36 14

References[change | change source]

  1. "2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil List of Players" (PDF). fifa.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 10 June 2014. p. 21. Retrieved 25 July 2016.
  2. "Mario Balotelli". Brescia Calcio.
  3. "Mario Barwuah Balotelli". Soccerway. Retrieved 23 February 2011.
  4. "Balotelli, Mario". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 30 January 2013.
  5. FIGC (in Italian)