Mario Balotelli will miss friendly against England

Updated: 13 August 2012 22:32 IST

Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli has withdrawn from the Italy squad for Wednesday's friendly against England in the Swiss capital Bern, the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) announced on Monday.

Mario Balotelli will miss friendly against England

Rome:

Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli has withdrawn from the Italy squad for Wednesday's friendly against England in the Swiss capital Bern, the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) announced on Monday.

Balotelli, who starred in Italy's run to the final of Euro 2012, is suffering from conjunctivitis and has been replaced in the squad by young Udinese attacker Diego Fabbrini.

Wednesday's friendly is a re-match of June's Euro 2012 quarter-final in Kiev, which Italy won 4-2 on penalties after a goalless 120 minutes.

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