Ghanaian Footballer Kevin-Prince Boateng Announces Retirement
Former Ghana midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng has confirmed his retirement from professional football aged 36, the Berlin-born playmaker who had an eventful club career across Europe announced the decision.
Boateng’s last club was German side Hertha Berlin, where he began his footballing career. He represented 15 clubs including Italian giants AC Milan, where he starred as they won the 2011 Italian Serie A title.
“I LOVE YOU. But that’s a WRAP for me. Thank you FOOTBALL for everything,” Boateng wrote on Instagram.
He also had a brief spell with Spanish club Barcelona in 2019 as well as playing in England, Turkey, Italy and Germany.
At international level, Boateng opted to play for Ghana in 2010 having represented Germany at youth level. He earned 15 caps for the Black Stars, scoring two goals and played at the 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cups.
Boateng’s retirement closes the curtain on a thrilling football career filled with tremendous moments of magic.
🏾 Thank you for all the memories, Kevin-Prince Boateng 🇬🇭
— 🇬🇭 Black Stars (@GhanaBlackstars) August 11, 2023