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How Italian striker Mario Balotelli making the most of his first World Cup

India TV News Desk 17 Jun 2014, 8:01:04 AM IST
India TV News Desk
MANGARATIBA, Brazil :Mario Balotelli is making the most of his first World Cup. The mercurial Italy forward proposed to his Belgian girlfriend last week, scored the winning goal in the Azzurri's opening game against England and has won over fans both at the stadium and on social media.

Mario Balotelli took care of some personal business before the World Cup starts, proposing to his Belgian girlfriend Fanny Neguesha "She said yes," the Italy striker posted on Instagram. "The most important yes in my life." "That was the place of my question! I Love you and happy birthday too!" Balotelli added, next to a picture of a romantic beach setting. Balotelli also posted a picture of a diamond ring on Neguesha's hand.
At training, Italy's squad applauded Balotelli and he responded with a wave of his hand and a wide smile. Then teammates Antonio Candreva, Ciro Immobile and Ignazio Abate went over to offer congratulatory hugs.