Mario Balotelli Has Ups, Dunks Basketball With Greatest of Ease (Video)


Mario Balotelli is a professional soccer player, but that doesn’t stop him from attacking the rim like his roundball counterparts.

Balotelli’s team, Italy’s AC Milan, is finishing its preseason tour in Miami. The 22-year-old Italian found himself with a ball on a basketball court Tuesday, so he did what comes naturally to a gifted athlete who stands 6-foot-2: he threw down. Then, he did it again.

Balotelli had little trouble dribbling to the rim, rising and dunking, and cameras from his club’s in-house television channel were there to see it.

We don’t know how much basketball Balotelli plays in Europe, but it’s clear that he has done this before.

See Balotelli dunks in the video below.

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