The former Liverpool and Manchester City striker has rebuilt his career somewhat in France following his disastrous spell at Anfield, and his 17 goals in 28 appearances last season helped the Ligue 1 side sneak into the Champions League places.
And his form appears to be picking up after a slow start this season too.
After scoring twice in the 4-0 hammering of Monaco last week, Balotelli found the net in the Europa League match against Zulte Waregem on Thursday, and with today’s match against Rennes seemingly headed for a draw, Balotelli stepped in and did this:
Lose your marker ?
Score from a tight angle ?
Take a bow ?
All in a day's work for Mario Balotelli… ? pic.twitter.com/Ob9JP5KPUn
— BT Sport Football (@btsportfootball) September 17, 2017
Regardless of what anybody says about the Italian, he can definitely put away a chance when he puts his mind to it.
Will we ever see him back in England one day?