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He may be famed for his eccentric acts of philanthropy, erratic behaviour and occasional world class goals, but it also turns out Mario Balotelli is pretty good at making small talk on dating apps... sort of.
Dov Rawson, a sports writer for 101 Great Goals, signed up for Tinder and exclusively quoted the Italian forward's ramblings from Twitter.
And it actually seemed to go quite well...
Rawson explained to i100.co.uk that sadly he didn't end up going to the Manchester nightclub Guilty by Assocation or pursue the conversation any further (because he's about to go travelling).
Nevertheless, it seems like Mario might have more success in the online dating world than he's had on the pitch recently.
Good old Mario...
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