Enoch Barwuah, Mario Balotelli's 19-year-old brother, has been staying with him for a while now. In fact, it was Enoch's friends that Mario blames for shooting fireworks out his bathroom window and starting a fire in his house.
As it turns out, it Enoch has been on trial at Stoke for the last three weeks and made an appearance in their reserve match against Burton Albion on Wednesday night.
From the Staffordshire Sentinel:
There was a deft touch, a piece of showboating and a couple of theatrical slips on the greasy surface as the striker got used to life amid Midlands football's second string before withdrawing with cramp on 81 minutes. [...]
Academy coach Dave Kevan said: "He's been with training with us for a while and it was good to give him a run out.
"He's a good boy but a little bit raw at the moment. We'll see how things go."
Enoch had a stint with Napoli's youth team last year. While he may not be quite as big or quite as skilled as his older brother, he does have similar hairstyling techniques. Here's video...
Let's see what Mario has to say about that. Mario?
He looks nervous.
Top photo: Getty
- Mario Balotelli