Mario Balotelli has been named the best young player in Europe as winners of the Golden Boy Award. The Manchester City striker won the trophy, organised by the Turin newspaper Tuttosport and voted for by European journalists to honour the most talented footballer under the age of 21. The You First's client David De Gea finished in the third position while Jack Wilshere, from Arsenal team, finished in the second position.
"I am delighted to receive this award, who should have won this award but me? Two years ago I finished sixth and a year ago fourth", said Balotelli to Tuttosport.