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Mario Balotelli shows off five new tattoos, with the striker getting the words ‘black power’ inked

Mario Balotelli shows off five new tattoos, with the Italian striker getting the words ‘black power’ inked above his eye and a gorilla on his neck

  • Mario Balotelli has added to his tattoo collection during pre-season this summer
  • The Italian striker has had five new tattoos done, all placed above his neck 
  • He has had the words ‘black power’, a gorilla and an eagle’s feather inked 
  • Balotelli is linked to a move to Galatasaray after a miserable spell at Brescia  

Mario Balotelli has had five new tattoos inked amid his search for a new club this summer. 

The maverick Italian has treated himself after a miserable 12-months at his hometown club Brescia, having been frozen-out after clashing behind the scenes amid amid relegation to Serie B.  

Balotelli showed off his new body art on Instagram, posting close-ups with five emoji’s symbolising each one. 

Mario Balotelli has shown off new tattoos on his Instagram, including the words ‘black power’

The striker has endured a miserable 12-months at his hometown team Brescia and is clubless

The striker has endured a miserable 12-months at his hometown team Brescia and is clubless

The striker has added the words ‘black power’ above the his eye, a cross symbolising his Christianity, an eagle’s feather on the left side of his face plus a gorilla’s head and the letter ‘m’ on the 30-year-old’s neck. 

Balotelli already has a large number of tattoos, including a quote from Mongol warlord Genghis Khan on his chest.    

The former Manchester City, Liverpool and AC Milan star has been linked with Galatasaray, Romanian side Cluj and Serie C side Como after seeing his career spiral.  

The striker was refused entry to Brescia's training ground in June after a fall-out at the club

The striker was refused entry to Brescia’s training ground in June after a fall-out at the club

The centre-forward played for three clubs in 2019, leaving Nice for Marseille only to make 15 appearances before signing for Brescia in August. 

Balotelli scored just five goals in 19 games for the Italian side, hardly benefitting their push to avoid relegation with various training ground fall-outs, eventually being refused entry to the club’s grounds in June. 

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