My tribe

Spain's Pique identifies Man City's Balotelli as huge Italy threat

Spain defender Gerard Pique is well aware of the threat provided by Italy striker Mario Balotelli.

The Manchester City firebrand will take on the reigning European champions in their group opener at Euro2012 on Sunday and Barcelona's Pique knows he will be plenty to handle.

"We will have to keep a very close eye on him," Pique said. "Balotelli is a player that can win you a game.

"He is a player that can take the ball and score when you least expect it."

 The game is about opinions. Make yours heard! Join the tribalfootball.com nation on Facebook today: Facebook.com/tribalfootball

Andrew Slevison
About the author

Andrew Slevison

Have your say
  • Add your favourite leagues and clubs
  • Build your own personal news stream
  • Easily share your favourite stories
  • Connect with what your friends are saying

Select your favourite
leagues and clubs
to get started.

Already part of MyTribe?