Manchester City: Balotelli wants Liverpool fans to praise Raheem Sterling
City won the game against Roma in Melbourne 5-4 on penalties.
All good, then. Well, it was until Liverpool wage-nicker Mario Balotelli took to twitter:
Well done @sterling 31 !
Having praised the man who rejected Liverpool, Balotelli picked up on the Liverpool fans sat in the stands who booed Sterling. He ordered them to stop:
“Liverpool fans are amazing but i hope @sterling31 will play at his best because he deserve it. He’s a good guy young and talented…. support him Like you always did.
“He gave everything to this club and respect it so im sad to see this. YNWA, Liverpool is a family ALWAYS”.
If ‘walking’ Balotelli wasn’t enough to irritate football fans tired of the football family balls and being treated as a mere audience, we get to hear the views of Samir Nasri. The Sun writes:
Sterling was jeered as he made his City debut in yesterday’s clash with Roma at the Melbourne Cricket Ground…
Nasri said: “You always have stupid fans in the stadium and the same thing happened to me when I left Arsenal. You have to move on. He has come to Manchester City and you have to respect his decision.”
Oh, do put a sock in it. Fans don’t have to respect anyone or anything, especially a man who rejects the chance to earn a fortune doing a job they’d do for free.
Nasri then adds:
“This is a game between Roma and Manchester City in Melbourne! We didn’t expect anything like that from these fans, so it is a surprise. But if he needs any advice about that, then he can come and talk to me.”
The advice would be that Liverpool are a bigger club than Man City. (The match was watched by 41,000 fans. When Liverpool played Melbourne Victory at the MCG , 95000 fans were there.)
Money does not buy you love. And if anyone in your ‘family’ demands more pocket money to remain part of the clan or else, show them the door.