Former Manchester City forward Mario Balotelli crashes his Ksh19 million car into a wall

FOOTBALL Former Manchester City forward Mario Balotelli crashes his Ksh19 million car into a wall

Abigael Wafula 09:36 - 24.11.2023

Former Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli has evaded serious injuries after losing control of his Ksh 19,125,490.16 Audi Q8 car and crashing it into a wall.

Former Inter Milan forward Mario Balotelli has narrowly escaped a serious injury after being involved in a major car crash in Brescia, Italy.

The former Manchester City striker was involved in an accident that reportedly occurred in Orzinuovi, in Brescia, Balotelli's hometown.

As reported by the Daily Mail, Balotelli was back home as he recovered from an injury when he was involved in the grisly accident.

He reportedly lost control of his £100,000 (Ksh 19,125,490.16) Audi Q8 car and crashed into a wall. The impact of the collision forced the airbags to go off.

After the incident, the 33-year-old was attended to by paramedics after climbing out of his car and lying on the ground.

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Further reports indicated that the local police attempted to give Balotelli a breathalyser test following the crash, which he refused, leading to the confiscation of his driving license. Meanwhile, his brother Enock Barwuah visited the scene of the crash and took him home.

In the recent past, Balotelli has been at the center of several controversies during his career, with the forward hitting the headlines days after joining Man City in 2010.

The forward crashed his Audi R8 en route to the club's training ground and was found to be carrying £5,000 (Ksh 956,274.51) in cash at the time of the accident.

At the time, when the police asked him why he had such a huge cash boon, he said: “Because I am rich.”