The Liverpool icon joked about the Italian on social media.
Jamie Carragher (@Carra23) January 31, 2016
It’s classic Mario Balotelli, isn’t it?
If any other professional footballer was booked after 20 seconds (there are a few exceptions, of course) there would be questions asked.
But with Liverpool-owned AC Milan striker Balotelli, the standard reaction is ‘at least it’s not a red card!’
Indeed, the 25-year-old came on for Milan against fierce rivals Inter, another of his old clubs, and was booked within 20 seconds.
Liverpool favourite Jamie Carragher was in the stands to see it and welcomed the yellow card with a ‘Mario is back’ hashtag. Certainly an apt one…
Questions have been asked of Balotelli by the Reds faithful recently. With the current striker situation at Anfield, wouldn’t it be timely for the Italian to come back this summer and help Jurgen Klopp out?
Just like Christian Benteke is struggling right now, though, the 25-year-old never looked destined to succeed at Liverpool. He seems to prefer life in Serie A.