A look at the Top facts about Kevin-Prince Boateng, including his career, childhood and love life as well as his most interesting quotes.
Until a few years ago, Kevin-Prince Boateng was considered as one of the most gifted Forwards in Europe. He was magnificent in many top clubs includingAC Milan
, Tottenham and Las Palmas.
Known for his habit of scoring super goals, Boateng even managed to join Barcelona on-loan in 2018 but he was rarely used and after just three games he left the Catalans for Fiorentina, where he scored one goal in 15 games.
In the winter transfer window of the 2019-2020 season, Boateng was again loaned and this time to Turkish Giants,Besiktas
. Kevin played a total of 11 games in Turkish Super League and scored three goals.
The 2020-21 season has not been great for Kevin-Prince Boateng as he decided to join Monza, where he has yet to play any game. Once a great finisher with a potent touch, Kevin is closing in on his successful career as a footballer and we have to wait and see if he can find back his form before retirement.
Here are all the interesting
facts about Kevin-Prince Boateng
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In the following article we will take a look at the top facts about Kevin-Prince Boateng. First we present you with some of the general information.
: Kevin-Prince Boateng
Date and Place of Birth
: 6 March 1987, West Berlin, Germany
Height & Weight
: 1.86 m / 80 kg
: Kevin-Prince Boateng Senior (Father), Christine Rahn (Mother) Jerome Boateng (Brother) George Boateng (Brother)
: Jennifer Michele (ex-wife), Melissa Satta
: one son, Jermaine with Jennifer Michele and another son, Maddox with Melissa Satta
7 at Monza
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First part our article on facts about Kevin-Prince Boateng is about his birthday.
Kevin-Prince Boateng Birthday
is at 6 March 1987. He was born in West Berlin, Germany. Kevin-Prince Boateng nationality is German.
Kevin-Prince Boateng zodiac sign is Pisces. He shares his birthday with many great stars from football and other fields. Some of the most famous figures born on 6th of March are:
: Tim Howard, Timo Werner and Simon Mignolet
Actors and Actresses:
: David Gilmour
At this part we will look at the facts about
Kevin-Prince Boateng Childhood
and the family and background he grew up in.
Kevin-Prince Boateng was born into a football-loving family, but his childhood was far from happy. His father, Kevin-Prince Boateng Senior was from Ghana and his mother, Christine Rahn was German.
His father left Ghana in 1981 hoping to have a better future inGermany
. He worked as an administrator in berlin and when Kevin was born his parents were considered wealthy, but things started to change soon after.
Kevin was brought up in a difficult environment in West Berlin, where crime and poverty rate were high. The good thing about his childhood was that all the members of his family, including his mom used to play football as a hobby.
In fact, you could say football was in Kevin's genes as his paternal uncle used to play for Ghana National team and his maternal grandfather was the cousin of Germany's legendary player, Helmut Rahn.
Kevin was still a child when his parents decided to split due to marriage issues. As a result, his mother had to work long hours to earn enough money for the family. His brother from his father's second marriage,Jerome Boateng
was living with his dad, but Kevin had to grow up in the streets and that where he got the nickname "the Ghetto kid" because of his ability to make friends with people from different nations.
Kevin and Jerome Boateng started their amateur football career at Hertha Berlin academy and both made it big in their careers.
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The first known
Kevin-Prince Boateng girlfriend
was Jennifer Michele, his childhood friend with whom Kevin had a long relations ship. Kevin and Jennifer married in 2007 and had their first child, Jermaine-Prince the same year.
According to rumors Kevin started cheating on Jennifer Soon after marriage. His lavish life-style and non-stop partying lead the couple to an eventual divorce in 2011. Kevin became a heavy smoker after the divorce and was once seen taking alcohol and smoking cigarettes right before the usual drug tests.
In 2016, Kevin started a new relationship. This time Kevin-Prince Boateng girlfriend was the famous German TV Presenter, Melissa Satta. The couple got married after their son, Maddox was born. The couple had some difficulties in their relationship recently but decided to leave aside their disagreements and make their marriage stronger.
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Kevin-Prince Boateng is known for being fantastic with the head, clever in the box and sharp in front of the goal.
Kevin-Prince Boateng career started in Hertha Berlin youth team back in 2004. He made his Bundesliga debut in 2005 with Hertha senior team and went on to score 5 goals in 50 matches in the next two seasons.
After three unsuccessful seasons atDortmund
, Tottenham and Portsmouth, Kevin joined AC Milan, where he played his best football to this day. In his first spell at Milan, Kevin stayed for four seasons. In total he played 101 gamed for Milan, scoring 18 goals along the way.
In 2013 Boateng joined Schalke. He made his debut for Schalke in a 2–0 victory against Bayer Leverkusen. On 14 September 2013, he scored the game's only goal in a 1–0 win over Mainz. He was voted the Schalke player of the month for October 2013 by fans. In total he scored 7 goals in 60 games for the German club.
In 2015 Boateng returned to Milan for one season and scored one goal in 14 games. He then joinedLas Palmas
to work under manager, Quique Setien. His one year with the canaries was his last successful season as he scored ten goals 29 games, including one of the season's best goals against Villareal.
Boateng has moved to six different clubs, including Barcelona in the past few years and was not successful in any of them.
On the international level, Boateng played for Germany's U-19 team before deciding to representGhana
at senior level. His brother, Jerome decided to play for Germany and the two brothers played against each other in a 2-2 draw back in 2014.
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Kevin-Prince Boateng net worth is estimated to be 20 Million Dollars in 2020, including all of his properties and earnings. Kevin-Prince Boateng market value is at 3 million Euros.
Kevin-Prince Boateng salary
in 2020 is reportedly £40,000 Weakly.
Kevin-Prince Boateng Transfermarket
stats, he has played a total of 458 games for 13 clubs. He has scored 71 goals and has provided 52 assists for his team mates. Kevin-Prince Boateng Transfermarket stats shows why until a few years ago he was considered among the best forwards in Europe.
On the international level Kevin-Prince Boateng has played 15 games for Ghana national team and has scored 2 goals. his first goal was against USA in a 2-0 win at 2010 FIFA World Cup while his second and last goal was scored in a 1-2 loss againstEgypt
at 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification.
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The most interesting facts about
Kevin-Prince Boateng tattoos
is that he is absolutely crazy about it. Kevin has more than 30 tattoos on his body including a skull on her ankle, a lion on his foot, a chain on his knee, a huge tribal design on his left shoulder and the face of Mikael Jackson on his thigh. He also has the name of his wife and boy tattooed on his body.
Kevin-Prince Boateng religion is Christianity. He is a Catholic by birth.
Apart from football, Kevin-Prince Boateng is also very passionate about Basketball and he loves to play and watch NBA games whenever he has the chance.
Kevin-Prince Boateng is active in social media.
Kevin-Prince Boateng Instagram
account has around 3 million followers. Despite the popularity, Kevin is not keen on using the social media for a good reason. In an interview about the role of Social Medias in today football he said:
"Social networking sites are an easy way to insult people. People have sent me messages saying that they are praying for me to get injured. Such messages are not nice, because I love playing football: I love playing for my club; I love playing football forGhana
His role models in life are Michael Jackson, Muhammad Ali, and Nelson Mandela. He is multi-lingual and can speak five languages (German, Spanish, Turkish, English and Italian) fluently. He also claim to understand Arabic and French as well.
Kevin-Prince Boateng is a music lover. According to his own words his parents used to listen to a lot of R&B and soul, so he grew up listening to Hip-hop all the time but when he got older he started to appreciate many different kinds of music.
Kevin-Prince Boateng Height is 1.86 meters. Kevin-Prince Boateng weight is 80kg. Kevin-Prince Boateng position is Central forward. Kevin-Prince Boateng age is 33.
Kevin's name was supposed to be Kelvin but it was mistakenly written Kevin when his father wanted to get a birth certificate for him.
Kevin has fought racism all his life. In a famous incident he left the pitch inMilan
's game against a fourth division opponent. In the 26th minute of the game, and after complaining to referee for many times, Kevin stopped playing and kicked the ball into stands. He left the pitch alongside his teammates and the game was suspended. The incident sent shockwaves throughout Italian football and Kevin received many messages of support from his colleagues.
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One of the most amusing parts of SportMob's article on facts about Kevin-Prince Boateng is a look back at his most interesting and controversial quotes about himself and other players.
On happiness in life:
"You end up trying to buy happiness. I bought a Lamborghini. Wow! I was happy for a week. After that, I didn't even use the car. Who drives around Loughton in a Lamborghini?"
On racism in football:
"There are many different types of racism from people of different colors and nationalities. There is no vaccine to fight this and no antibiotics to take. It's a dangerous and infectious virus which is strengthened by indifference and inaction."
On going the wrong way in his career:
I still have a picture: three cars, big house, I'm standing there like I'm 50 Cent. I look at it sometimes and say, 'Look how stupid you were.' But that made me who I am, and I can look back and see it. I've learned. I grew up. I woke up one morning, looked in the mirror, and thought, 'No, that's not me. I don't want to be that. I'm a footballer.'
On his time in Barcelona:
“It was a lovely experience in Barcelona, working with the best in the world, but it wasn’t very satisfying. At my age, it was worth it, as at least I can say that I played at Camp Nou alongside Lionel Messi.
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We round upSportMob
's article on the top facts about Kevin-Prince Boateng with a list of his most notable achievements at club and international level.
With Tottenham Hotspur:
Football League Cup (2007–08)
With AC Milan:
Serie A (2010–11), Supercoppa Italiana (2011), Serie A Team of the Year (2010–11)
With Eintracht Frankfurt:
DFB-Pokal (2017–18), Das Erste Goal of the Month (2005)
La Liga (2018–19)
With Germany youth national team:
Fritz Walter Medal U18 bronze (2005), Fritz Walter Medal U19 gold (2006)