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Mario Balotelli performs a magic trick during Man City match

While serving his four-match ban for stepping on Scott Parker, there really isn't too much Mario Balotelli can do during Man City matches besides watch from an executive suite...and perform magic tricks for his friends.

As City eased to a 3-0 win over Fulham on Saturday, Balotelli made a Coke can disappear under his magical cloth. Kind of. Anyway, I've decided that unimpressive magic is definitely Mario's second calling. Every time he's banned from football, he needs to go on tour with an elaborate stage show where he shocks and amazes audiences with his easily solved illusions.

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