Mario Balotelli Plays Italian National Anthem on Piano, Impresses Andrea Pirlo (Video)


Honestly, who knew Mario Balotelli could play the piano?

The Italian soccer star impressed onlookers when he sat and played the Italian National Anthem, Il Canto degli Italiani, on the piano. Most of those watching recorded Balotelli as he played, but one person, namely Italian soccer legend Andrea Pirlo, was seemingly entranced by Balotelli’s random talent.

Perhaps Pirlo isn’t used to hearing the song without Italy and Juventus teammate Gigi Buffon screaming it into his ears? Or maybe he is as surprised as we are to learn something new about the mercurial Balotelli.

Watch Balotelli play the Italian national anthem in the video below.

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