Balotelli unveils personalized statue of himself on Twitter

Aug 12, 2013, 12:33 IST | ANI

Italian international Mario Balotelli has unveiled a personalized statue, just days after announcing to the world, via Twitter, he had bought a pig

According to, modestly posing alongside the statue, which has his initials and current squad number written out in yellow tiles, Balotelli looks pleased with the tribute to himself and artistically has included a water feature in front.

Mario Balotelli
Mario Balotelli. Pic/ AFP

The Italian international has previous form for commissioning statues paying tribute to himself and in February he decided to immortalise his Euro 2012 goal celebration by asking artist Livio Scarpella to produce a life-size statue, the report said.

Some of his other purchases have included a jet ski and a pool table after his mother sent him out to simply buy a new iron, the report added. 

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