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Sports News of Friday, 21 February 2020


Braithwaite chooses Kevin-Prince Boateng's number in Barcelona

Ghana international Kevin Prince Boateng Ghana international Kevin Prince Boateng

Barcelona's new signing has chosen to wear the number 19 shirt, the same number Kevin-Prince Boateng wore during his stay at the club.

Barcelona announced that Martin Braithwaite will wear the number 19 shirt. It is a number that was left free in the winter market, after Carles Aleñá decided to move to Real Betis.

It was the same number that Kevin-Prince Boateng wore when he signed for the Catalan club in the 2019 winter transfer window.

The list of players who have worn number 19 is as follows:

Aleñá: (19-20)

Boateng: (18/19)

Munir El Haddadi (18/19)

Lucas Digne (16/17 - 17/18)

Sandro Ramírez (15/16)

Ibrahim Afellay (13/14)

Martín Montoya (12/13)

Maxwell (09/10 - 12/12)

Lionel Messi (06/07 - 07/08)

Fernando Navarro (04/05)

Dani García (99/00 - 03/02)

Patrick Kluivert (98/99)

Juan Antonio Pizzi (96/97 - 97/98)