Is Mario to His back? Already more goals than in the two previous seasons (video)

Mario Champions seems to be all the way back. The Italian attacker of Nice, at Monaco, though his fourth goal in two matches in Ligue 1. That there are more than in the previous two seasons with, respectively, AC Milan and Liverpool.

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Nice beat, Wednesday night Monaco with heavy 4-0-figures, Mario His made the 2-0 for the peace and 3-0 after the break. The other goals came from the feet of Paul Baysse and Alassane Plea. Thanks to that victory is Nice after six days only leader with 14 points, one point more than Paris SG and Monaco.

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Mario Premier League Scores !!! Makes it 2-0 For Nice against Monaco!!

— ItalianFootballTV (@IFTV_Official) september 21, 2016

His side’s 2nd goal tonight #Nice :

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But the match against Monaco was also a personal boost for His side. The Italian now sits at four goals in two matches, after he earlier this month in his debut for the French club against Marseille already two times had scored.

In so doing, ‘Super Mario’ in the Ligue 1 already better than in his two previous seasons, respectively, to AC Milan in the Serie A and Liverpool in the Premier League. Then he came only one time to score.

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Enfant terrible

The question now is whether the 26-year-old enfant terrible of Italian football, that already at a young age broke through at Inter Milan but then could not continue at Manchester City, Liverpool and AC Milan, will succeed in transferring his career to herlanceren in France.

“He wants constant attention, he does not work hard enough in training and he often makes mistakes in his communication: His side, that is a lost battle’, says Steven Gerrard about his ex-team mate at Liverpool in his autobiography, My Story. Also trainer Sinisa Mihajlovic, that Super Mario last season was going through at AC Milan, is racing: “He has a mentaliteitsprobleem. If I tell him something soon, he did the one time but the next time he was again forget.”


Still, it was OGC Nice, willing to give the striker a new opportunity to give. A transfer fee had not to pay, because His was at the end of contract at Liverpool, where Jürgen Klopp is not of him had to know. Last season could be Hatem Ben Arfa – now at PSG – his career re-launch at the Southern French club, premier league hopes and now to be able to do.

From day one he did everything for his teammates and who to charm. He had personalized the gifts in the locker room behind for his new colleagues: a packet with articles of the German luxekledingmerk Philipp Plein – T-shirt, polo, belts, … Keeper Yohan Cardinale was impressed: “Class. I know Mario isn’t good, but he is doing everything to integrate. You notice that he is a quiet season with us wants to go through.’

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After his two goals against Marseille, he stated rather laconically from the massage table that he himself the Golden Ball saw win about two or three years.

Coach Lucien Favre was full of praise after the game, but there was still some criticism: “On the defensive level, he has still a lot of work. He should at least try the paslijnen of the opponent to cut off.’


Yet, the arrival of His good news for the Ligue 1. With the departure of Zlatan Ibrahimovic seemed that some of its grandeur lost, but if Super Mario the line can continue, he would have cancelled the new attraction of the French first class can be. When him with his presentation, was asked whether he, the gap of Zlatan would be able to fill, he replied simply: ‘Zlatan played in Paris, I was in Nice.’ It is already clear that the media is, anyway, of him will enjoy.

M’Baye Niang, his ex-team mate at Milan, warns: ‘the Journalists have their targets and he is one of them. The least what he does is enormously magnified. You have to understand him to know who he is. And I, I understand him. He is very sensitive and he has a need for affection. That you need him.”

Lucien Favre knows what to do.

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