Balotelli is out of Italy's campaign due to a thigh injury.
âI feel like a loser having to leave like this,â the 22-year-old said. âI would have wanted to stay here.
âHowever, there is a Champions League preliminary game on the horizon and I therefore need to be treated for that.
âSaying that, Iâm sure my international teammates will continue to do well without me.â