By Chris Wright
When you sign Mario Balotelli you don’t just get a semi-reliable striker; you also get a confidante, a shoulder to cry on and an ambassador for school kids everywhere.
As posted to his Instagram account, Balotelli has delivered a special motivational message for all the kiddiwinks traipsing back to school after six weeks spent throwing stones at dogs, cyber-bullying and loitering outside libraries (or whatever kids do in their spare time these days)…
“Hi kids, today starts school in most countries. It’s like the beginning of the season in football.
“It’s therefore time to start giving your best as this helps shape your future.
September-through-November is a very busy period for Safety Officer Balotelli.
Indeed, it’ll soon be time for this again too…