Kevin-Prince Boateng

Profile Football Stars | Kevin-Prince Boateng | Boateng plays with his first name, Prince, on his shirt. Boateng is known for his strength, footspeed, ball-juggling tricks and offensive Abilities. Kevin-Prince Boateng, is a German-born Ghanaian professional footballer, who plays as a midfielder for Serie A club AC Milan. After emerging from the youth team set-up, he played for the reserves for two seasons. Boateng has since cut down on Those antics. On 27 July 2006, Boateng was awarded the Fritz Walter Gold Medal in the Under-19 category. A jury consisting of German Football Association (DFB), youth coaches, and members of the DFB Board, put Boateng top of the poll. Boateng also won the Bronze Medal Award in the Under-18 category in 2005.

Boateng signed a contract with Tottenham Hotspur in July 2007, for a reported fee of £ 4.5 million. Boateng then returned to Tottenham at the end of the 2008-09 season. Boateng signed a three-year contract with Portsmouth in August 2009, for a fee of £ 4 million. With Portsmouth, Boateng reached the 2010 FA Cup Final, where They met Chelsea. Boateng then had a penalty saved by Goalkeeper Petr Cech in the 54th minute of the match. At end of the match Boateng apologized for the tackle on Ballack. Boateng transferred to Italian Serie A club Genoa CFC on 17 August 2010, for € 5.75 million, and Immediately joined AC Milan on loan.

Boateng made his competitive debut for Milan on 29 August 2010 in their 4-0 win against Lecce after coming on in the 75th minute. In May 2011, Milan purchased full economic rights to Boateng from Genoa. Milan won the match 4-3. On 23 November, Boateng scored a spectacular goal in a Champions League match against FC Barcelona at the San Siro. On 15 February, Boateng scored the opening goal in a 4-0 home win against Arsenal at San Siro in the Round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League 2011-12.

Boateng was Offered the chance to play for Ghana in the 2006 FIFA World Cup, but Declined. In March 2007, it was reported of toll That Boateng had German coach Joachim Low That he would play for Ghana. In June 2009, Boateng Announced that, due to the lack of future chances to play for Germany, he would play instead for Ghana, with an intention to be part of the Ghana national team squad at the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Boateng made his debut for Ghana in the 1-0 win over Latvia. Boateng was named in the World Cup squad and on 23 June 2010, played for Ghana against his brother Jérôme Boateng, who was representing Germany; the game ending 1-0 to Germany.

Boateng has a Ghanaian father and a German mother. Boateng was one-and-a-half-years-old when his father left the family home. His mother, Catherine Boateng, ended up working long hours to take care of Boateng and his brother George. His uncle, Robert Boateng is a former member of the Ghana national team and his maternal grandfather is a cousin of legendary German football star Helmut Rahn, scorer of the winning goal in the 1954 FIFA World Cup Final. As well as Boateng's brothers, George and Jérôme, he has one sister, Avelina. Both brothers are football players, with the youngest of the two brothers, Jérôme, also having been at Hertha BSC Previously and now playing with Bayern Munich and the German national team.

In official documents, his name is given as Kevin Boateng, but he Prefers the name Prince and Kevin-Prince in honor of his father, Prince Boateng, Sr.. Boateng has 26 tattoos. Following Boateng's divorce, his ex-wife returned to Germany with Their son, Jermaine-Prince. Earlier on in his career, Boateng developed a serious shopping addiction as a result of personal problems.

Personal information
Full name Kevin-Prince Boateng
Date of birth 6 March 1987 (age 24)
Place of birth Berlin, Germany
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) [1]
Playing position Midfielder

Club information
Current club Milan
Number 27

Youth career
1994 Reinickendorfer Füchse
Hertha BSC 1994-2005

Senior career
years Team
2004-2007 Hertha BSC II 29 (5)
2005-2007 Hertha BSC 42 (4)
Tottenham Hotspur 2007-2008 14 (0)
2008-2009 Borussia Dortmund 10 (0)
2009-2010 Portsmouth 22 (3)
2010 - Milan 37 (7)

National team
2001-2002 Germany U15 4 (1)
2002-2003 Germany U16 10 (3)
2003-2004 Germany U17 10 (1)
2004-2005 Germany U19 9 (4)
2005-2006 Germany U20 2 (0)
2006-2007 Germany U21 6 (0)
Ghana 2010-2011 9 (1)


Tottenham Hotspur
     League Cup: (1) 2007-08

A.C. Milan
     Serie A (1): 2010-11
     Supercoppa Italiana (1): 2011

     Oscar del Calcio Serie A Team of the Year (1): 2010-11


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