Mercurial Italian sports new bleached haircut.
Balotelli has shocked his fellow team mates by turning up to training today with a new blond barnet, reports The Daily Mail.
While the Italian striker has never been one to settle for a short back and sides, his new style is a challenger for his wackiest effort yet.
Some reports are generously describing it as blond, but the dulux colour chart would have to place it nearer to outright yellow.
It is not clear whether Balotelli has been offered a role to front the new Sunny Delight campaign at this stage.
Manager Roberto Mancini has recently said that the striker would be given as many chances as it takes following a training ground bust-up last week, so perhaps this is Balotelli’s way of declaring he has turned over a new leaf.
Alternatively, it was reported that Super Mario was booked in for an appointment with the club chaplain on Friday so it may be that the new bob is the product of a closer connection to Jesus.
Man City fans will be hoping that the new hairstyle inspires his Manchester City team-mates to victory this Sunday against Arsenal.
The Premier League Champions currently sit in 2nd place, seven points behind leaders Manchester United.
Image courtesy of The Daily Mail. For more images visit http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-2260103/Mario-Balotelli-bleaches-hair-blond.html
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