Mario Balotelli's ex-girlfriend Raffaella Fico sparks rumours she's pregnant with his child after displaying baby bump
10:07 GMT, 1 July 2012
They split up earlier this year over his alleged affairs with other women.
But now it appears Mario Balotelli's ex-girlfriend Raffaella Fico could be pregnant with his child.
The Italian model was spotted at a charity event in Rome showing off a noticeable baby bump.
Baby bump: Mario Balotelli's ex-girlfriend Raffaella Fico has sparked rumours she's pregnant with his child after showing off her baby bump
She turned up to hand out free lottery tickets to passengers on the underground in the Italian city.
And her bump was shown as she wore a white vest top over black jeans.
Raffaella, who has appeared on Italy's Big Brother and previously dated Cristiano Ronaldo, seemed happy to show off her changing waistline at the event, and she also set tongues wagging the unborn child is Balotelli's.
Balotelli's The Italian model, who split up with the striker two months
ago, was at a charity event when she showed off her bump
The Sunday Mirror claims Fico's representative contacted them last week attempting to sell a story about the pregnancy.
The paper claims the rep said: 'The story is worth a lot of money because they (Balotelli and Fico) are not on their own any more…
As they were: Mario and Raffaella dated for a year until they broke up two months ago
'In the past Raffaella has stuck up for Mario over some of his behaviour but now she's angry with him. What she wants to say is very different now.'
Raffaella, 24, started dating the 21-year-old Man City player at the start of last year.
But they split up two months ago after a string of affairs emerged.
Balotelli is said to have met former escort
Jennifer Thompson – who had advertised herself as a 1,200-a-night call
girl under the name 'Juicy Jeni' and previously enjoyed a fling with Wayne Rooney – five times and had sex with her twice
behind Miss Fico’s back.
Father-to-be Mario Balotelli will take on Spain in the Euro 2012 final tonight and split from Fico following news of his affairs emerged
He was also rumoured to have enjoyed trysts with porn star Holly Henderson and PA Chloe Evans.
A representative for Balotelli has been contacted by the MailOnline for comment about the baby reports.
The pictures and rumours have emerged on the day the striker is set to play in the Euro 2012 final against Spain tonight in Kiev.