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English Premier League in focus: Liverpool 'gamble' Balotelli debuts against Tottenham

by Kevin Affleck
Liverpool's English midfielder Steven Gerrard (C) celebrates scoring a penalty with Italian striker Mario Balotelli (L) and English striker Daniel Sturridge (R) during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at White Hart Lane in London. Photo - Olly Greenwood/AFP
The 24-year-old, who had a troubled upbringing, has now been welcomed into the bosom of the Liverpool family.

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