Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has avoided major controversy in his short spell at Anfield, but even he cannot have imagined a match-winning penalty would create such a fuss.
They’re both Liverpool strikers, but their Instagram accounts reveal two very different people…
He’s even got boots for the special occasion.
Playmaker Philippe Coutinho celebrated his new five-year contract with an added-time winner as Liverpool kept their FA Cup hopes alive in a dramatic late turnaround at Bolton.
Things have not gone as planned for Mario Balotelli at Liverpool but the Italy international is hopeful of turning things around at Anfield, according to his agent.
Manager Brendan Rodgers has confirmed that 17-year-old midfielder Jordan Rossiter will be involved in some capacity for Liverpool's FA Cup fourth round clash against Bolton on Saturday.
Steven Gerrard's long goodbye began by saving Liverpool's blushes as AFC Wimbledon threatened an upset that would have dwarfed the 1988 FA Cup final.
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard may only have a limited number of matches remaining for his boyhood club, but that will not affect manager Brendan Rodgers' team selections.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers admits it will be virtually impossible to replace Steven Gerrard but he rejected suggestions the club had not done enough to keep their inspirational captain at the club.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers faces an anxious wait to discover whether he may lose Raheem Sterling to suspension.
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Liverpool dug deep into their reserves of resilience as Martin Skrtel scored the equaliser deep into stoppage time to ensure another good performance did not go to waste.
Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet paid the price for his poor form as Brendan Rodgers rang the changes for their grudge match at Manchester United.
Brendan Rodgers has insisted he is still the best man for the job at Liverpool after their season took another disappointing turn when they were knocked out of the Champions League by Basle in midweek.
Midfielder Philippe Coutinho has recovered from the knee problem as Liverpool prepare to take on Sunderland on Saturday.
Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson believes the club have to keep Steven Gerrard "for many years to come" after the captain provided a timely reminder of his qualities.
The Football Association has contacted Mario Balotelli to ask for his observations on a social media post which appeared to contain anti-Semitic and racist references.
Mario Balotelli has apologised for his post on social media which provoked claims of racism and anti-semitism, with the Liverpool striker saying his intention was to be "anti-racist with humour".
Mario Balotelli could be facing a Football Association investigation over posts on social media which provoked claims of racism and anti-semitism.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers’ has finally admitted it may be time for a change after his persistence with Mario Balotelli as a lone striker has failed to pay off.
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is keen to continue his career beyond this season and admits he may be forced to move away from Anfield if the club fails to offer him a new deal.
Mario Balotelli had provided an answer to his critics although he was still involved in some controversial-looking incidents during Liverpool’s dramatic 2-1 Capital One Cup victory over Swansea at Anfield.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has told under-fire striker Mario Balotelli and the rest of his side to accept recent criticism and move on.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has denied that the club put pressure on England boss Roy Hodgson to rest Raheem Sterling for the Euro 2016 qualifier against Estonia on Sunday.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes striker Daniel Sturridge is not fit enough to play for England in their upcoming Euro 2016 qualifiers later this month.
Phil Jagielka rifled a shot into the top corner in injury time to earn Everton a dramatic 1-1 draw in the Merseyside derby at Anfield.
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has not won his race to be fit for today's Merseyside derby at Anfield.
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge insists everyone at the club has overcome the heartbreak of last season.
Liverpool have agreed a fee with Sevilla to sign Spain full-back Alberto Moreno as Brendan Rodgers continues a busy summer of strengthening at Anfield.
Liverpool have announced the signing of Spanish full-back Javier Manquillo on a loan deal from Atletico Madrid.
Bayern Munich have agreed a deal to sign Liverpool goalkeeper Jose Reina, the Bundesliga champions have announced.
Steven Gerrard has revealed he told Luis Suarez he was too good to join Arsenal when the North Londoners bid for him last summer.
Steven Gerrard has backed Liverpool to bounce back from last season’s end-of-season heartbreak and mount a serious title challenge once again.
Liverpool have completed the signing of Belgium striker Divock Origi but the 19-year-old will immediately be loaned back to French club Lille for next season.
Adam Lallana looks set to follow Luke Shaw out of Southampton, with a move to Liverpool understood to be close.
Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina has not ruled out the possibility of remaining at Napoli next season.
Liverpool are awaiting an update from their own medical staff after reports in Uruguay that striker Luis Suarez requires an operation on a knee problem.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers will target “multi-dimensional” signings in the summer as he looks to bolster his squad for the Champions League.
Less than 24 hours after conceding the Premier League title Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers promised the team would “fight for their lives as you never know what can happen”.
Liverpool forward Luis Suarez has been voted the 2014 Footballer of the Year by the Football Writers' Association.
Liverpool striker Luis Suarez insists “nothing is going to happen” to him in regards to his future at the club as he focuses on making a dream come true by winning the title.
Liverpool striker Luis Suarez was rewarded for a remarkable season by landing the Professional Footballers' Association's Player of the Year award last night.
Jose Mourinho insists Chelsea are not back in the title race despite beating Barclays Premier League leaders Liverpool 2-0 at Anfield.
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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho got his tactics spot on to punch a huge dent in Liverpool’s title dreams at Anfield and keep alive the Stamford Bridge side’s hopes of an unlikely double.
Chelsea’s supposed weakened team to face Liverpool at Anfield showed seven changes from the midweek goalless draw at Atletico Madrid, but still included the experience of Frank Lampard, Ashley Cole and Branislav Ivanovic.
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Liverpool moved back to the top of the Premier League table as captain Steven Gerrard scored two penalties to see off a spirited West Ham side at Upton Park.
Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre admits rivals clubs will "rattle their cage" trying to lure Luis Suarez away from Anfield but he is confident the striker is set for a long stay.
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Jordan Henderson and Daniel Sturridge both netted twice each as title outsiders Liverpool edged a seven-goal Anfield classic against Swansea.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has ruled his side out of the title race but is confident they can have an impact on it.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is still hopeful of making a major signing to boost their push for Champions League qualification.
Liverpool's Merseyside derby victory over rivals Everton was marred slightly as a number of objects appeared to have been thrown from the crowd onto the pitch.
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Strikers Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge rekindled their deadly partnership today to help Liverpool record their first league victory at Stoke in more than 29 years.
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has been fined £8,000 and given a warning about his conduct for his criticism of referee Lee Mason.
A policewoman has appeared in court accused of misconduct linked to CCTV footage of an alleged disturbance near the home of Liverpool and England footballer Steven Gerrard.
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers insists his son Anton will get no preferential treatment when the two come face to face at Anfield on tomorrow.
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard could make his return to action in the Premier League clash with Hull at Anfield on New Year's Day.
Brendan Rodgers insists his remarks about referee Lee Mason after Liverpool’s loss at Manchester City were not meant as an attack on the official’s integrity.
It's the craze that has swept the footballing world and it's about time one of the stars honoured by the chant got involved.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has confirmed captain Steven Gerrard will miss the next four to six weeks with a hamstring injury.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has revealed he allowed Andy Carroll to leave the club for the benefit of star striker Luis Suarez.
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is set to miss Sunday’s match at Hull after sustaining a sprained ankle.