Football: Mario Balotelli unhappy to be left on bench

(AGI) Rome, Mar 5 - It is hard to sit on the bench, especiallyif your name is Mario Balotelli and you want to show your newclub Liverpool what you are really worth. The former AC Milanstriker is suffering, although he is happy the team is winning.After the Reds beat Burnley 2-0 in the Premier League,Balotelli put a photo of his teammates celebrating after a goalon his Instagram profile and, in English, wrote: "Someonedoesn't like me. But differently of what they say about me I'ma team player and I'm so proud of my

(AGI) Rome, Mar 5 - It is hard to sit on the bench, especiallyif your name is Mario Balotelli and you want to show your newclub Liverpool what you are really worth. The former AC Milanstriker is suffering, although he is happy the team is winning.After the Reds beat Burnley 2-0 in the Premier League,Balotelli put a photo of his teammates celebrating after a goalon his Instagram profile and, in English, wrote: "Someonedoesn't like me. But differently of what they say about me I'ma team player and I'm so proud of my team, of this win and ofthese fans! Let's keep going," and then to close, this time inItalian: "bravi ragazzi!!!" Was this message for managerBrendan Rodgers or for someone else? Actually, the Liverpoolmanager has always defended him, but in recent matchesBalotelli has neither started nor come on as a substitute. TheBritish press, which has never much liked him, read into hisoutburst and the fact he is not being picked a clear signalthat his adventure with Liverpool is set to close soon. (AGI) . .