WATCH: Mario Balotelli is cornered on treatment table after Nice debut

The Italian striker scored twice in a 3-2 win

BY Daniel Kelly 08:54 Monday 12 September 2016, 8:54 12 Sep 2016

Mario Balotelli has quickly settled into life in Ligue 1.

After leaving Liverpool, to join Nice on a free transfer, the striker made his debut to much fanfare on Sunday night. The 26-year-old scored twice on his debut in a 3-2 win against Marseille.

Balotelli's brace came after he described moving to Liverpool as the "worst decision" of his career.

He told Canal Plus that; "apart from the fans, who were fantastic, and some players who I got on really well with, I didn't like the club."

The striker spoke to the same channel after the game, but in different circumstances. A Canal Plus reporter tried to interview Balotelli in the Nice dressing room after the win, in a scene that's unusual to Irish and British television screens.

Unsurprisingly the Italian did not seem overly enamoured by the idea of speaking while only being covered by a towel. With the Premier League television deals getting more and more intrusive, it may not take long before we see similar in the Premier League. 


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