Inter Milan striker Balotelli maintains World Cup hopes

Inter Milan striker Mario Balotelli still has hopes of making Italy's World Cup squad.

Inter Milan striker Mario Balotelli still has hopes of making Italy's World Cup squad.

The 19-year-old has already netted six goals this campaign from 21 matches, and explained why he does not celebrate after scoring.

"Of course I am thinking about the Italian jersey, just like every other player," he said. "The problem should revolve around me scoring or not scoring, not about whether I celebrate or not.

"I may have a fight with a team-mate, a friend, an adversary or a fan, but this all happens after the match has finished."

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