sport news Roberto Mancini names Mario Balotelli in his Italy squad for the first time ...

sport news Roberto Mancini names Mario Balotelli in his Italy squad for the first time ...
sport news Roberto Mancini names Mario Balotelli in his Italy squad for the first time ...
Mario Balotelli earns his first international call-up in OVER three years as Roberto Mancini turns to the former Manchester City forward to get Italy's World Cup hopes back on track Mario Balotelli has not played for Italy since he earned his 36th cap in 2018  He has now been named in Roberto Mancini's 35-man training squad  Italy have a World Cup play-off game against North Macedonia in March Mancini may rely on Balotelli to steer his side to this year's World Cup in Qatar 

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Mario Balotelli has been called up to the Italian national team for the first time since 2018 as Roberto Mancini's side begin their preparations for their crucial World Cup play-off game against North Macedonia in March.

The European champions will not be playing an official match this week, but Mancini has decided to name a 35-man training squad which will meet up on Wednesday, and Balotelli has made the cut, as confirmed by Italy's official Twitter account.

The 31-year-old is currently playing his club football in Turkey for Adana Demirspor, and he has netted nine

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