“Only Messi is better than me” Said Mario Balotelli when he won the Golden Boy trophy. Mario is a very modest, young, talented, some may even say controversial player, but for me is very inspirational. Balotelli a talented player has had many accomplishments and he is still very young with many more years to come he can only get better. Mario has had to overcome many obstacles whether it has to do with racism or whatever he has overcome them. In this article I will talk to you about one of the people who inspires the most.
Mario Barwuah Balotelli is a 23 year old soccer player, who was born in Palermo, Italy. Mario Balotelli was born to Thomas and Rose Barwuah on August 12, 1990, but was adopted at a very young age; his adoptive parents are Francesco and Silvia Balotelli. Mario also has three older siblings who were not adopted by the Balotellis, Enoch, Angel, and Abigail Barwuah. As the time passed Mario stopped having a close relationship with his biological parents and their relationship had become very distant. Mario received his Italian citizenship when he was eighteen.
Balotelli currently plays in soccer club A.C. Milan and wears the jersey number 45, and he also plays for the Italian national team. Mario has also played for Manchester City and Inter Milan soccer. Balotelli has won many team awards as well as individual. In the clubs he has been in he has won as in the Premiere League title, also the FA cup, and the FA community shield. For the individual awards he has won the Golden Boy award, the FA cup final man of the match, the UEFA Euro team of the tournament 2012, and finally he won a place in the Serie A team of the year. As you can see these are many awards for his age.
Mario Balotelli inspires me because even though I don’t know how much he has struggled it makes me look back and think that I am blessed for what I...