MADCAP Mario Balotelli was last night feared to have incurred the wrath of the MAFIA — after the goal ace told of a "table full of drugs" he saw at a Mob boss's lair.
The Premier League's eccentric Italian spilt the beans to prosecutors in his homeland as he described visiting the gangster HQ in Naples.
Disgusted Balotelli said he found himself at the mecca for the Camorra crime family as he innocently tried to hire a yacht — and immediately demanded to be taken back to his hotel.
The testimony of the 21-year-old striker raised fears he could soon find he is not the only hitman hanging around Manchester City's stadium.
Politician-turned-gangbuster Gennaro Migliore cautioned: "Many people are far too scared to talk in public about the Camorra — fearing what would happen to them."
He said of those "brave enough" to do so: "It is best to tell this to the court and not to the media." Fearless Balotelli yesterday joined the Italian national side training for a friendly against Poland. Worryingly, in less than a fortnight Man City have a Champions League game — in NAPLES.
Yesterday the striker, who has previously claimed his testimony is "nothing to worry about", hit back at being branded an oddball.
Just a fortnight ago he fled his house after fireworks were let off in his bathroom. The next day he played sporting the slogan: "Why always me?"
Balotelli admitted he did "strange things" but insisted: "I am not crazy."
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