Tuesday, 25 October 2011

Mario Balotelli fronts Firework Safety Campaign. Seriously

We all love Balotelli. He's a brilliant footballer and completely mental. After his recent firework incident, it turns out his "my friend did it" excuse was adequate and now he has been asked to front the Treacle Greater Manchester firework safety campaign. Presumably to stop children doing exactly the kind of thing he did.

from the metro
As we reported last week, Balotelli had to evacuate his house after fireworks were set off in his bathroom and nearly burnt his house down. Mario cleared everything up -
'The newspapers got the story wrong about me and the fire at my house. I didn’t set any fireworks off, it was a friend of mine'
Who am I to doubt Mario's honesty? He followed up the above quote with -

'It is an important message that children should not mess with fireworks. They can be very dangerous if they are not used in the right way. People should follow the firework code.'
Thank goodness our children have role models like Balotelli to look up to. If these kids ever get bored of drinking cider and mugging old grannies on their estate, perhaps they can kick a football around instead or throw darts at each other? 

Remember kids it's not big and it's not clever to launch fireworks at each other or throw deodorant cans into bonfires but it's certainly a lot of fun.