"Why am I not playing? There’s no point asking me, you need to ask those who are higher up,” he told comedy show Striscia La Notizia.
“I don’t know, maybe the other players are just stronger than I am.”
Balotelli was handed a gift of a Rossoneri jersey with his name, which he held up to his chest with a broad grin.
He then pulled it on and checked himself out in the mirror wearing the shirt of Inter’s great rivals.
When the presenter told Balotelli that the fact he was frozen out and yet Inter still beat Chelsea in the Champions League made it a victory for Mourinho, he was unimpressed.
“Whose victory was it?! No way, it was the team that won at Stamford Bridge, not Mourinho.”