"I didn't do anything wrong at the club. But I understand that if she [girlfriend Raffaella Fico] had gone with her friends to a strip club, I would have been very angry. If you love a woman, you can avoid causing that pain. That was my first mistake. The second was to go two days before a game."
-- Manchester City striker Mario Balotelliadmits he made a mistake visiting a Liverpool strip club two days before last weekend's win over Bolton. His club is fining him $395,000 for the outing -- equivalent to two weeks' wages. (Telegraph)