Former Ghanaian forward plans to unveil his illustrious career at Olympiastadin
Kevin-Prince Boateng has confirmed that Hertha Berlin will be the last club he will play in his professional career.
The 34-year-old joined the Old Lady last month on a one-year contract last month after his contract with Italian Serie B club Monza expired at the end of the 2020-21 season.
After starting his professional career in the German capital in 2005, Boetting described his return to Olympiastadin as the last stop of his gypsy career, which saw him play in England, Italy, Spain and Turkey.
The former Black Stars highlighted their conversation with Hertha’s new director of sports, Freddie Bobick, who made the deal possible.
“It simply came to our notice then. I don’t know how long it will take, but it will be enough Blood.
“A year and a half ago, we started talking deeply to Hertha. Michael Pritz was not convinced what was right. He could only call me back once. Then came Freddie (Bobbeck), then it was easy.
“I have only one dream,” I said. I want to put on my jersey again at the Olympic Stadium. “Then we will do our best to make that dream come true,” Freddie said.
Before his second spell with the Old Lady, the former La Liga, Serie A and Germany Cup winner admitted that he needed to fight for his place in Paul Darday’s team.
He continued: “I know I have to knock. The Bundesliga is a much more athletic league than that, the girls are younger – they don’t stop running. Fortunately, my position is good.
“There are some talented players here, but this is a young team that needs leadership. I also know very well that alone is not enough. I learned this, especially in Milan. Dressing room superstar That’s when I knew that if you didn’t work hard, you wouldn’t play.
“I definitely didn’t come here and say: ‘I’m Prince Boating, I have to play every game.’
Meanwhile, the former Barcelona and Portsmouth star revealed that he is still in talks with his former Fiorentina team-mate Frank Ribery.
The 38-year-old’s stay at Studio Artemio French ended in late June, and Boateng has hinted that former Marseille heroes could continue to play.
“I spoke to her on the phone on Thursday,” he said. “I should dress warmly. Another surprise was coming. She is the best in her age and she did it in Italy.” Apparently they’re still the best. If Hertha wants to, I can just talk about it.