Watch: Balotelli challenges Marcelo with this incredible trick shot

first_imgMario Balotelli scored through an incredible trick shot from behind the goal post and challenged other football stars to emulate the same.The Italian striker on Thursday uploaded a video on his Instagram account where he could be seen scoring from behind the goal post with a trick shot.After scoring the goal, Mario challenged Brazil and Real Madrid star Marcelo to do the same.The former Manchester City striker posted the video with the caption: “Marcelo, brother, lets see if you can do this.”Apart from Marcelo, the 27-year-old also challenged some of the biggest name in world football including that of Neymar, Zlatan Ibrahimovic Kylian Mbappe, Paul Pogba and others.While Balotelli was busy having fun on the training ground, his footballing future is far from settled.The striker who is currently contracted to French club Nice created headlines at the start of July when failed to show up for the first day of pre-season.Balotelli, who has scored 33 goals in 51 Ligue 1 matches for Nice, has been linked with a move to Marseille.Balotelli’s decision to not attend the beginning of pre-season training didn’t go down well with Nice fans.In a statement released by Populaire Sud Nice ultra group, the supporters said they feel betrayed by Balotelli’s act.”First of all, we want to remind Mario that the Nicois welcomed him to Nice as a child of the city and the club, that he has been loved, hailed and supported like nowhere else and without doubt more than ever since the start of his career,” the statement read.advertisement”We totally accept that support and are therefore all the more disappointed, and we feel betrayed that he behaves this way towards a club and fans who have respected him and helped relaunch him.”In conclusion, Mario, when you are summoned for preseason, even if you know that perhaps you won’t stay, you turn up on time and say goodbye politely. Instead of stealing away like a thief in the night. You have got it all wrong, Mario.”However, Balotelli has since returned to Nice’s training centre as the club is locked in negotiations with Marseille.last_img

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