The 33-year-old is enjoying a renaissance in France and while a Selecao return may be unlikely, he’d certainly be no stranger this time around
A three-horse race in the French top-flight looks set to go down to the wire, with those still in contention separated by just four points
Nice coach Lucien Favre is enjoying working with the enigmatic Italian striker, but wants to see more from him as he seeks to become a complete player
The Italy international hit his first away goals in France this past weekend to keep his side in the title race – and outed himself as a Star Wars fan
The enigmatic Italian has found a unique way of passing through baggage checking, with the Nice forward taking to his knees in a celebratory pose
Nice kept an interest in the Ligue 1 title with a hard-fought victory over Lille courtesy of Mario Balotelli’s first-half double.
Ranked among Ligue 1’s top 3 for assists, passes completed and chances created this season, the Ivory Coast man could be France’s best kept secret
A goal and an assist from the Italy international means that his side can go second in Ligue 1 next week, while his coach has revealed how to tame him
Mario Balotelli and Valentin Eysseric were on target as Nice came from behind to beat Bordeaux and put Ligue 1’s leaders under pressure.
The spotlight-loving Italian was a minute late entering Nice’s clash with Nantes due to a bizarre moment when he needed help with his boots
Media coverage of a radio interview given by the former Liverpool forward has left him upset at how his quotes were taken out of context
The Nice star discussed life in France as well as the possibility of moving to Camp Nou, while he used the chance to hit out at Liverpool once more