There are a fair few fake Mario Balotelli accounts doing the rounds on social media, so you can understand why the AC Milan striker may be keen to get on Instagram right now, especially with the World Cup looming.
Ahead of AC Milan’s trip to Genoa on Monday night, Super Mario joined Instagram and uploaded a video confirming it truly was his account.
Balotelli’s new Instagram account has since been confirmed by his girlfriend Fanny Neguesha and none other than Barcelona and Brazil forward Neymar.
There then followed a host of Selfies and pictures with his brother Enoch and girlfriend Fanny Neguesha.
Not earth shattering – but we like to keep you updated with footballer news on Instagram…