Ignazio Abate is full of praise for AC Milan teammate Mario Balotelli.

The fullback plays with Balotelli for club and country.

"Balotelli? There is no difference between Mario of Milan and that of the national team. We all expect him to solve the games alone, but also in the games with the national team he's shown he will play for the team," said Abate.

"He's doing well and hopefully he can be decisive with the Milan shirt."

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