Mario Balotelli opened the scoring for Italy against Saudi Arabia on Monday night (2-1)
Forty-seven months after his half-time exit from Uruguay-Italy, at the 2014 World Cup, Mario Balotelli found the Italian team on Monday night. The Nice striker opened the score at the 21 minutes.
— Nazionale Italiana (@Vivo_Azzurro) May 29, 2018
Mario dedicated this goal to Davide Astori, the captain of Fiorentina who died in his sleep in March. “This goal, even if it is worthless and it will not help you, I dedicate it to you,” wrote on his Instagram profile.