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Mario Balotelli tries to take the mick out of Buffon in training, fails

Must do better, Mario.

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ITALY’S TRAINING SESSIONS look like a bit of fun.

In the run-up to Saturday’s Confederations Cup match against Brazil, Mario Balotelli and Gianluigi Buffon pitted their wits against one another on the training ground.

Never one to do things the easy way, Balotelli tried an elaborate piece of trickery to outsmart the veteran goalkeeper in a one-on-one.

Buffon has been around the block a bit though and, despite ending up on his backside, he wasn’t about to be embarrassed so easily.

And there was more bad news for Balotelli who has been ruled out of the Azzurri‘s semi-final against Spain with a thigh strain.

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