Cape Town - Mario Balotelli has branded suggestions he wore
a shirt with Marcus Rashford's face on it just in case he scored
against Paris Saint-Germain as 'bull****'.
Balotelli's Marseille were beaten 3-1 in Le Classique on
Sunday as PSG moved 20 points clear at the top of Ligue 1 with a game in hand.
The Italian failed to make much of an impact before being
substituted in the 65th minute, having had just one shot all game.
That is quite the pity, as Canal + claimed that he had a
wonderful celebration planned in case he scored.
The French TV channel reported that the striker had worn a
United shirt with Rashford's name on it under his Marseille kit in homage to
the England international, who scored the penalty that knocked PSG out of the
Champions League earlier this month.
But Balotelli took to Instagram to deny the claims on Monday
morning, describing them as 'bull****' and asking the media to 'stop creating
fake stories over me'.
Sadly, the only real drama at the Parc des Princes was when
Kylian Mbappe refused to let Angel di Maria take a stoppage-time penalty when
the Argentinean was on a hat-trick. Mbappe went on to miss the spot kick in the