Footballcracy EURO 2012 Prandelli pleased of ‘Unique’ Balotelli

Prandelli pleased of ‘Unique’ Balotelli

Cesare Prandelli hailed Mario Balotelli’s performance as “excellent” and “unique” after his two goals put Italy in the Euro 2012 final with a 2-1 win over Germany.

The 21-year-old Manchester City man showcased his great talent with two brute-force strikes in the first half to send his team through.

Ballotelli was excellent, just like the whole team,” Prandelli said. “I believe that a team should have an idea and Balotelli really corresponded to this idea. He had a great performance.”

Balotelli was in the game, he did exactly what I asked him to do,” the coach added. “When it comes to Balotelli, I think he is unique. He is strong physically, he can work for the team, but he is also on time, when he is required in the penalty area.”