Mario Balotelli Scores A 35 Yard Wonder Goal

Europe's strike of the season so far?

Remember Mario Balotelli? The Dennis the Menace of the 2011/12 Premier League?

Over the weekend, the AC Milan man gave a perfect reminder why we miss him as much for his antics on the pitch as off it.

In the 86th-minute, heading to a nil all draw with Bologna at San Siro, the striker picked up a loose ball from 35 yards out and lashed a perfect looping drive into the top corner – completely unstoppable, and easily one of the goals of the year so far.

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below

Let's hope the 23-year-old finds a reason to return to English football and pick up where he left off as every neutral's favourite player.

Jose, you need a striker, don't you?