Mario Balotelli confirmed a excessive stage of maturity in opposition to West Ham on Saturday throughout a conflict with goalkeeper Adrian.
The Italian striker, who misplaced his mood on a number of events throughout his first spell within the Premier League with Manchester Metropolis, managed to maintain his cool and refused to be embroiled in a public spat with the Spaniard.
Adrian took exception to a late problem from Balotelli throughout the first half of West Ham’s eventual 3-1 win in opposition to Brendan Rodgers’ facet at Upton Park.
An incident resembling this one might have pushed Balotelli’s button throughout his Manchester Metropolis days, nevertheless the striker seems to have matured throughout his time away from England.
Balotelli and Adrian had been each booked after the incident – because of the Liverpool star’s late sort out and the West Ham shot stopper’s inappropriate response to the problem.Brendan Rodgers: This is not the Mario Balotelli present (ARCHIVE)