Arrivals: Italy coach Cesare Prandelli (left) and forward Alessandro Diamanti with his wife (right)
The Italy coach feels Balotelli has found the perfect platform to display his talents.
'We have always felt he had great ability,' said Prandelli. 'He has found a set-up where he can talk to great champions, who have won a lot of trophies and achieved a lot.
'There comes a time when you have to be brave enough to accept other people's advice because the result becomes paramount.
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The Top 3 Teams of Previous Tournaments
|2008||Spain||Germany||Russia / Turkey|
|2004||Greece||Portugal||Netherlands / Czech Republic|
|2000||France||Italy||Netherlands / Portugal|
|1996||Germany||Czech Republic||France / England|
|1992||Denmark||Germany||Netherlands / Sweden|
|1988||Netherlands||Soviet Union||Italy / West Germany|
|1984||France||Spain||Denmark / Portugal|
|1972||West Germany||Soviet Union||Belgium|