Manchester City's Mario Balotelli Is The Breakout Star Of Euro 2012

Every major international tournament has at least one young breakout star to make his mark on the international stage. At Euro 2012 it's been Manchester City's Mario Balotelli. Here's why:
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Every major international tournament has at least one young breakout star to make his mark on the international stage. At Euro 2012 it's been Manchester City's Mario Balotelli. Here's why:

Manchester City's Mario Balotelli Is The Breakout Star Of Euro 2012

Italy last night beat Germany rather convincingly, despite a slightly mis-leading 2-1 score-line. Germany were widely expected to at least reach the final, and it seemed like a Spain - Germany final was unavoidable. So why did it no go that way? Where did Germany go wrong, and what did Italy get right?

Those issues and more were discussed in depth by our expert panel on our live football discussion show, Handbags+ on Google+. Featured in our answer to MOTD, Shearer, Hansen et al were:

Matthew Weiner – Sabotage Times Head of Content and Arsenal fan, who hosted the show

Ben Cove – Sabotage Times writer, Editor of bet.unibet.com, lazy striker and semi-pro Danny Dyer lookalike.

Sam Drew - Sabotage Times Arsenal blogger and editor of Chronicles of Almunia

James Calder - Scotland fan living in Spain, Sabotage Times writer and a man who has fallen back in love with football because of Euro 2012

Richard Whittle – Sabotage Times Italian football expert & Serie A commentator

Neil Billingham – Sabotage Times writer and currently covering Euro 2012

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