In 2006, he celebrated his professional debut in the Bundesliga under the colors of Hertha Berlin. He is now back in the fold. Kevin-Prince Boateng, 34, born in the German capital, has signed up for a season for Hertha. After his first stop in Berlin, the attacking midfielder had traveled and attended the biggest European clubs: Tottenham, Dortmund, AC Milan, Schalke, FC Barcelona … an interview given to the media of the Berlin club, KPB recounted which players inspired him. With a touch of humor and not without flattering his ego, the Ghanaian international spoke of his significant encounters.
“I am what I am. I never copied anyone. There are more people copying me – I like it. But of course I copied things. I learned a lot from Zlatan, for example what it really means to be a professional. He’s been one of the best strikers for so long because he goes to the weight room a lot and works a lot ”, first told Boateng, referring to his time at AC Milan. “You can’t really copy anything from Messi, because you just can’t imitate him at this level” (smile), he added, referring to his six-month freelance at Barça in 2019. “Pirlo (his coach in Milan) made me feel calmer with the ball. When you work with world class players you can only learn something ”. And to conclude on his last experience at Monza, alongside a certain Mario Balotelli, not without humor. “I did not copy anything from Balotelli” (wink).
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