Italy was behind and the score was 2-0. Italy fought back impressively early in the second half though, scoring twice in the first half. Mario Balotelli provided an awesome equalizer from distance before the hour mark which gave a grand ending to the match.
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Mario Balotelli has again attracted negative press after a dramatic training ground bust-up with City’s coach Roberto Mancini. It is reported that lost his temper with his Italian compatriot after Balotelli made a reckless challenge on teammate Scott Sinclair at the club’s Carrington training base on the edge of Manchester.
What an ending has it been for Spain! They have been able to retain their hegemony in European football by winning European Championship for the second consecutive time after out passing and out classing their opponents, Italy.
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The night could not have got any better for Italian football team, a night when they saw one of their teammates known as Mario Balotelli crushing and smashing German defense with his absolutely flawless goals. Even a goalkeeper like Manuel Neuer could not stop the storm, the rage and the aggression the Italian side possessed at the second semi-final of Euro 2012. With Balotelli unveiling his brilliant side, the outcome is that Italy will meet Spain in the final of the Euro 2012 championship at the Olympic Stadium in Kiev. However, before the ultimate champion is announced, here are some of memorable moments from a memorable game.
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Euro 2012 is turning out to be a hell of an interesting event. Not just because of the upsets, excitement and thrill that the event has to offer, but also for all the racial rows and discrimination that are now defining and outlining the new lines of European football. In the latest showdown of racial profiling the most prominent victims are two English players, Ashley Cole and Ashley Young.
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