Mario Balotelli films goal celebration and uploads video on Instagram mid-match

first_img Next Mario Balotelli films goal celebration and uploads video on Instagram mid-matchThe video of Balotelli’s goal celebration has gone viral online with more than 10 million views on the football star’s Instagram pageadvertisement India Today Web Desk MarseilleMarch 4, 2019UPDATED: March 4, 2019 10:29 IST Balotelli has been in fine form as the Italian striker has scored four goals in six games since joining the side from Nice in January (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSBalotelli filmed the goal celebration with his teammates and uploaded it on Instagram during the live matchBalotelli scored as early as the 12th minute in Marseille’s 2-0 win over St Etienne in France Ligue 1 match on SundayItaly’s Francesco Totti had photographed himself while celebrating a goal during 2015Former Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli has managed to grab headlines with an unbelievable celebratory gesture during Marseille’s 2-0 win over St Etienne in France’s Ligue 1 match on Sunday.The mercurial striker, a celebrated figure on Instagram, recorded his goal celebration and uploaded it on the popular photo sharing platform mid-match. He grabbed a cellphone from a photographer and shot a mini video of him celebrating the goal with his Marseille teammates.Balotelli scored as early as the 12th minute as he held off Loic Perrin and came up with an overhead kick to volley the ball home from a corner.Notably, the video of Balotelli’s goal celebration has gone viral online with more than 10 million views on the football star’s Instagram page. Balotelli has been in fine form for Marseille as the Italian striker has scored four goals in six games since joining the side from Nice in January.#allezlom pic.twitter.com/xtoIVHB3EsMario Balotelli (@FinallyMario) March 3, 2019View this post on Instagram#allezlom #bravolesgars #supporterambiancemagnifiquemerci @pumafootball @olympiquedemarseille #thefirstinstagramhistoryafteragol #NEWCELEBRATIONA post shared by Mario Balotelli (@mb459) on Mar 3, 2019 at 2:10pm PSTBalotelli though is not the first player to record a goal celebration during a live match. In 2015, former Roma and Italy striker Francesco Totti took a photograph of himself celebrating a goal against their cross-town rivals Lazio.Balotelli’s strike followed by Florian Thauvin penalty made sure Marseille clinched a 2-0 win over St Etienne and consolidated their fourth spot on the Ligue 1 table. Notably, Marseille have 44 points from 27 games, a point more than St Etienne.advertisementEarlier in the afternoon, Olympique Lyonnais forward Moussa Dembele struck two second-half goals to round off a thumping 5-1 win over visitors Toulouse in their clash at the Groupama Stadium.Lyon are now five points behind second-placed Lille, who won 1-0 at home to Dijon, and 22 adrift of runaway leaders Paris Saint Germain, who have 71 points.Also Read | This isn’t Playstation: Klopp defends tactics after Liverpool’s draw vs Everton Also Read | Premier League: Brendan Rodgers Leicester debut marred by Watford, Chelsea edge Fulham 2-1Also See:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAkshay Ramesh Tags :Follow Mario BalotelliFollow Ligue 1Follow Marseille vs St EtienneFollow Mario Balotelli Instagramlast_img


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