Tour de France biography
Mario Barwuah Balotelli(born 12 August 1990) is a professional Italian footballer who plays as a striker for Manchester City and the Italian national team. At the age of three he was fostered by Francesco and Silvia Balotelli after his parents asked social services for help with Mario because of their cramped living conditions. As Balotelli's reputation as a footballer grew his biological parents, the Burwuahs, asked for him back. Balotelli later claimed that his parents only wanted him back because he had become famous and described them as "glory hunters".