A day after starting a fire in his own house by shooting fireworks out of his bathroom window with some friends, the legend of Mario Balotelli continues to grow by proving that a late-night bathroom firework blaze can't stop him from scoring first in the Manchester derby.
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And after he slotted his shot into the far corner from just inside the box, Mario calmly turned around and revealed an undershirt that read, "Why always me?" A riddle that is both easy and impossible to answer. The easy anwser, of course, is: "Because you set your house on fire by shooting fireworks out of the bathroom window."
Balotelli was, of course, shown a yellow for pulling up his shirt/revealing the message. It also might have been for being too entertainingly awesome for the world to fully appreciate.
UPDATE: Balotelli scored his second goal of the match in the second half with a tap-in off a David Silva cross 13 minutes after Jonny Evans got sent off for pulling him down just outside the box. Maybe if Wayne Rooney had started a house fire, things would've been different.
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