No one is slowing down! Party boy Mario Balotelli goes wild in St Tropez… as his ex Raffaella Fico cashes in on pregnancy
14:56 GMT, 9 July 2012
While his Manchester City team-mates may
have returned to pre-season training, Mario Balotelli is living the
dream in St. Tropez.
Putting his former girlfriend Raffella
Fico's paternity dramas to one side the Italian striker was pictured in
the VIP Room nightclub making the most of his superstar status.
Whereas Raffaella was making the most of her bump and headed to a meet and greet session at a shopping mall in Bergamo.
No signs of slowing down: Mario Balotelli was pictured at The VIP Room nightclub in St. Tropez downing champagne as he puts his paternity drama to one side
Following his country's exploits at Euro 2012, Balotelli is yet to return to Carrington as he's been granted an extended leave.
And making the most of his time off the football ace was seen swigging champagne from a bottle and smoking on a shisha pipe.
The 21-year-old even had his stress rubbed away by a blonde as she gave him a massage.
Over Euro 2012 Balotelli smoked a shisha pipe while holding a bottle of champagne as he received a massage
Living the dream: As the 21-year-old footballer had his stresses rubbed away the blonde tried his hat on for size
Got your number: Mario was clearly enjoying himself as he posed some bikini models
Fico on the otherhand was back in her native parading her blossoming bump around town.
The brunette beauty seemed to attract quite a following as she journeyed through the shopping mall.
Keen to show off her new figure, the
27-year-old wore a polkadot maxi skirt with a pair of red Converse and a
distressed white vest top.
Thumbs up: The striker was in extremely high spirits as he enjoyed his night out
Cashing in… Mario's ex girlfriend, Raffaella Fico, who claims she's pregnant with his child spent a day as a celebrity guest at a shopping centre in Bergamo
Balotelli hit out at Raffaella last week and demanded a paternity test after calling her behaviour 'disappointing'.
He said: 'A few days ago I learned from third parties that Raffaella was pregnant.'
'So I decided to contact her and it was only after I had questioned her that she confirmed it was true.'
'I am very disappointed as I don’t think it is right that I should learn this after four months.'
Growing: The Italian model wore a distressed white vest top as she showed off her blossoming bump
Balotelli, who split with Raffaella in April, also accused her of 'exploiting the story for publicity'. He said he had 'no intention' of getting back together with her.
He continued: 'I believe that Raffaella is already famous enough without having to exploit this story for publicity.'
Raffaella claimed she told Balotelli she was pregnant while he was in action for Italy and that he had replied: 'You have given me the best news in the world.'
Happier times: Mario and Raffaella enjoyed a two year relationship before they broke up in April 2012