Former Manchester City attacker, Mario Balotelli, has revealed that the biggest mistake of his career was his decision to leave the Citizens for AC Milan in 2013.
Balotelli said this to former Man City teammate Nedum Onuoha in an interview with The Athletic.
The Italian international has enjoyed a more-than-decent career, but there is a feeling in Italy that he might have done more.
The 31-year-old currently plays for Turkish side, Adana Demirspor.
“I think that was my biggest mistake, to leave [Manchester] City,” Balotelli said.
“Even in the year when I left, I played very well in AC Milan for a year and a half, but after that, I had some problems. And now that I am older, I know that I should not have left City at that time.
“All these years seeing [Manchester] City improving, improving and improving. I could’ve been here like Sergio Aguero for a long time.
“If I had my mindset now… When I was at City, probably one golden ball [Ballon d’Or] I could’ve won, I am sure about this. But you know, when you grow up, you mature more, so…”