KP Boateng, Forever in AC Milan’s history

Published on: 15 August 2023

Germany-born Ghanaian attacker Kevin-Prince Boateng officially brought his football career to an end last week after running down his last contract with German outfit Hertha Berlin.

At 36, the former Black Stars player hangs his boot after featuring for 12 different clubs all in Europe.

Boateng brings to an end an illustrious career, where he featured for several top clubs including Barcelona, AC Milan and others.

He had spells with Monza, Beşiktaş, Fiorentina, Sassuolo, Eintracht Frankfurt, Las Palmas, Schalke 04, Genoa, Portsmouth, Borussia Dortmund and Tottenham Hotspurs.

The best moment of his career came during his time at AC Milan where he played 114 games scoring 18 and assisting 16 other goals in two spells.

The Berlin-born Ghanaian international exploded and had his best years at  Milan  where he arrived in 2011 and immediately contributed to winning his eighteenth Scudetto. Sold in 2014, he returned to the Rossoneri for six months in the 2015-2016 season.

He made 114 total appearances with Milan and scored18 goals. On the bulletin board a Scudetto and an Italian Super Cup that made him rightfully enter the history of the Devil.

The German-born Ghanaian despite playing for German youth national teams played for Ghana featuring in 15 games including World Cup appearances.

Boateng scored a crucial goal for the Black Stars at the 2010 World Cup when Ghana beat USA 2-1 to make it to their first quarter-finals appearance at the prestigious tournament.

The attacking midfielder retires with 76 club goals and 56 assists in 520 Matches while scoring twice in 15 games for Ghana.