Saturday, 7 January 2012

The Mario Balotelli 2012 Futurescape


If 2011 was anything to go by, Mario Balotelli will be all over 2012, finding ever more ludicrous ways to capture the imagination. Given the reams of press coverage he generated last year, it is safe to assume that he will accumulate a similar acreage this year, which will ask for a fair time commitment from us, the reading public. It will also leave us in a collective quandary as we desperately wonder whether it’s sufficiently hip to like him or not.

With this in mind, RGSOAS has devised a definitive compendium of opinions that sum up the divisive nature of the man. The accompanying stories are deadly accurate approximations of what I’m sure we can expect this year. This is your one-stop shop for your Balotelli reading; get it out of the way early, in order to free up time to devote to other pursuits. Enjoy it, then move on. We’ve got the Olympics to get on with, after all…