Mario Balotelli is yet to return to Manchester City, having been given extended leave following a highly involved Euro 2012 campaign. And the Italian striker is certainly making it count, if these snapshots are anything to go by.
There have been a flurry of reports lately, so perhaps it’s time for a recap. Let’s take a look at Mario Balotelli’s pre-season / extended leave in pictures:
Mario Balotelli in Saint-Tropez
Having a whale of a time.
Mario Balotelli in Ibiza
Mingling with stars of the music world…
Mario Balotelli at a theme park near Verona
In Gardaland near Verona, northern Italy, with his brother Enoch and others. He rode the Fuga da Atlantide log flume – translated as Escape From Atlantis.