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What future holds for Kaka at AC Milan?

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Transfer speculations are continuing to circulate for Kaka at AC Milan. Even Kaka admits his uncertainty at the club. After being granted a free transfer by Real Madrid, Kaka returned to the San Siro in September 2013.

The Brazilian had spent the previous four years in Spain. But he was quite unable to replicate the form he showed during an initial spell at Milan. The 32-year old was also crowned World Player of the Year in 2007.

Since heading back to Italy, Kaka has shown glimpses of what he is capable of doing. He has already scored nine times in 36 appearances this season.

Though, all these efforts were not enough for him to earn a place for the Brazil squad for world cup 2014. Milan can also finish no higher than sixth heading into their final Serie A fixture of the campaign.

Kaka is heavily linked with a move to the MLS. So it has been suggested that outing will be his last. But still no decisions have been made for Kaka at AC Milan and he insists to remain committed for the Italian club.

Kaka thinks the market situation is difficult. May be it is part of the Italian culture to talk about the future. But he believes that it can provoke anxiety.

“When I was in Madrid, there have always been market rumors about me. It’s not enough to say that I will stay”

He told the Milan Channel.

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Probably Kaka can also count that he spent his best years at Milan. Even he often speaks of the warm relationship between the club and the supporters that he enjoyed most.

“I’m happy to be a reference point for the young players because they need to understand what it means to wear the Milan jersey”

The current contract is due to run until 2015 for Kaka at AC Milan. But reports claim there is a clause in the deal that allows him to walk away if the club fails to secure qualification for the UEFA Champions League.

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Italy international Riccardo Montolivo is fired up for the Brazil World Cup 2014

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Riccardo Montolivo had to admit a miserable domestic campaign with AC Milan, which in turn left him fired up for the upcoming World Cup 2014, Brazil.

AC Milan could only finish eighth in the recently-completed Serie A season. For the first time in 16 years, they are also going to miss out the European competition.

This was a real shock for Milan. AC Milan won the title just three years ago. And haven’t finished outside the top three since 2008. Riccardo Montolivo knows they need to do much better next time.

By this time there is the biggest matter of the World Cup. Riccardo Montolivo is hoping he can play a big part for Italy in Brazil World Cup 2014.

“Personally I’m coming into the competition really charged up”

Riccardo Montolivo said to Gazzetta dello Sport.

He is totally inspired to come back from such a negative season. He believes that no one from the Milan team can be satisfied with the campaign. Neither individually nor collectively. Nothing positive!

“We have to learn from the mistakes we’ve made and try to be competitive next season”

Now the only target he is up to is giving the maximum for the national team. He expects to do well in the upcoming event.

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Riccardo Montolivo came up through the Azzurri youth ranks. Then the 29-year-old took part in his debut with the senior team in 2007.

Montolivo had to start without Andrea Pirlo, who was injured for the first three games this season. But he could not help the defending champions to avoid a shock. Finally they had to admit an early exit from the tournament.

Riccardo Montolivo has another great reason to do well in South America. He expects to help the team for amending their dismal display in South Africa, the last World Cup 2010.

“The World Cup in South Africa proved to be a negative experience”

He said.

“Our desire is to bounce back after what happened four years ago. We can’t wait to put things right”

Riccardo Montolivo has scored two goals in 57 appearances for his country. He believes that there can be no better place than Brazil to do well for the four-time world champions.

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Probably he is dreaming of a magical World Cup. From the point of view, Brazil, the center of football, he expects the World Cup to be a real special event.

“The final 23-man squad can be a beautiful surprise in the tournament”

As he said to the Gazzetta dello Sport.

Italy was unbeaten in qualifying games. They are going to begin their World Cup campaign against England on June 14 in Manaus. They will also take on Costa Rica and Uruguay in Group D.

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Police probe racist abuse directed at Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli after tweet

Racist abuse on social media shows no sign of diminishing in European football. British police launched an investigation into abusive tweets sent to Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli.

Manchester United had always been all-time rival for the team Liverpool. After Manchester United’s surprise defeat by Leicester City in the English Premier League, the Italian professional tweeted “Man Utd…LOL” on Sunday. This was taken as a provoking discriminatory response from the Liverpool striker.

Mario Balotelli’s tweet was retweeted 150,000 times. Finally met with a torrent of abuse for certain. Merseyside Police on their official feed said-

“We can confirm officers are looking into offensive comments made on Twitter about Mario Balotelli”

“We extend our support to Mario Balotelli after the appalling racist abuse”

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A large number of social media users alerted on the police official account. During the 2013/14 season, there had been 50% of all complaints related to social media abuse.

“The issue has been escalating and we urge fellow social media users to assist in bringing this type of abuse to the attention of the authorities”

-he added.

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Previously Mario Balotelli has spoken of this issue. He was then an AC Milan player. In an interview with CNN he spoke of preferring off the pitch due to racial abuse.

That time, he was subjected to racist chanting during an Italian league game against Roma at San Siro stadium, AC Milan.

Mario Balotelli put his fingers to his lips in front of the visiting supporter section. Fans directed “monkey chants” at the 22-year-old and then teammate Kevin Prince-Boateng at the same time.

Mario Balotelli joined Liverpool from AC Milan Milan in a $26.5 million deal in August.

The Italian International has scored one goal since signing. It was at the 2-1 Champions League win against Ludogorets for Liverpool. But the Merseyside club has had an uncertain start to the domestic season. They have loosen three of their opening five games in BPL.

After a turbulent two-and-a-half-year stint with Manchester City, Mario Balotelli knows very well about the English fans. He helped his previous BPL team winning a First time League title in 44 years. He also got a cult following for his off-field antics that time.

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