Prandelli urges Man City's Balotelli to keep out of gossip pages

Italy coach Cesare Prandelli has urged Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli to keep out of the gossip pages. Balotelli has an interview in this month's TIME magazine.

Italy coach Cesare Prandelli has urged Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli to keep out of the gossip pages.

Balotelli has an interview in this month's TIME magazine.

Prandelli said: "He's a unique footballer, with a unique personality, based on what he does in his daily life.

"But he must not forget that, above all, he is an athlete. It's important that a footballer is talked about for what he does on the pitch."

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