Anfield teammates poke fun at Super Mario for pining for his pig.
Mario Balotelli has already had a tough start to life at Liverpool, and the last thing he needs is his new teammates making fun of him longing to be reunited with his pet pig, Super, the Daily Express reports.
Balotelli moved from AC Milan to Liverpool this summer in a £16million deal but his pet pig is still back in Italy.
The opinion splitting striker picked up the little porker whilst in Milan, but he was unable to bring her with him to the UK when he made the switch to Anfield.
Finally my little pig arrived! She is only 2 month old! Is a she but i called her SUPER! 😉 pic.twitter.com/6rMaRE9wox
— Mario Balotelli (@FinallyMario) August 9, 2013
Government stipulations require Balotelli to first register as a breeder before obtaining a certificate of health from an Italian vet before the animal can be cleared to fly.
And to make matters worse, his teammates have been less than sympathetic to his plight by making fun of him for missing her so much.
“His transfer from Milan took less time,” a source said.
“He’s bent the ear of the people in the office, everyone. The lads have got to hear about it and the swines are giving him loads.
“He just laughs it off and talks about what great pets pigs make.”
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