It was a complicated agreement, which has negotiated the busy adviser, Mino Raiola, for his famous client, Mario Balotelli. Even premiums for “proper conduct” to Fans, players, and referees – in fact, as a matter of course in the employment relationship – should there be for the Italian scandal-Kicker at his new club, Olympique Marseille. It is a collaboration, created initially for six months, topped with a handsome salary.

Both sides hope for a Win-Win Situation. Marseille, crashed on the seventh place in the French football League, desperately needs a strong striker. And Balotelli, who carried in 2012, Germany in the European championship semi-finals with two goals from the tournament, was at OGC nice last time sporty in the cul-de-SAC.

“Train, shoot, play, and goals”, were his goals, said Balotelli in his presentation on Wednesday, after he had completed the medical check is successful. So far was able to complete this season, but still no goal. From his exasperated nice coach Patrick Vieira, the world champion of 1998, has not been taken into account, the 28-Year-old already since the beginning of December. As almost always in Balotelli’s career, a contract ends prematurely – with a corresponding noise.

Balotelli is Balotelli, rarely the saying about the “genius and madness was” so very like to the son of a Ghanaian immigrant family. At the age of 17 he made his professional debut at Inter Milan, was celebrated until the start of Rainer and José Mourinho of the antics had had enough. After the “Super Mario” – called Pro kicked after the Champions League semi-final in 2010 against FC Barcelona, his Jersey on the lawn, that was it. President Massimo Moratti spoke of a “public suicide”.