Mario Balotelli is now as enshrined in Italian football history as Roberto Baggio’s ‘divine ponytail’ and Marco Tardelli’s head shaking goal celebration. Millions are flocking to climb aboard the Balo bandwagon, and as far as I’m concerned, the sooner Roma signs him the better! When Il Postino – named after his reason for not celebrating goals (when the postman delivers your letter, does he celebrate?) – scored his second goal against Germany and adopted his shirtless pose, it was only a matter of time before the meme generators would be working overtime.
Here, in my opinion, are the three best:
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