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Sports News of Wednesday, 6 February 2019


Playing with Messi at Barcelona amazes my son - Kevin-Prince Boateng

Kevin Prince Boateng has revealed that his son, Maddox was amazed when he heard of his move to Barcelona.

According to Boateng, joining Barcelona was just unthinkable for him but disclosed his son was stunned by the news.

The Ghanaian left Sassuolo in January to join Barcelona in what was a very shocking transfer of the winter window.

In an interview with La Vanguardia, the attacker spoke about how he felt when Barca came calling and how his children reacted to realising that he will play alongside Lionel Messi.

He said: "I changed a lot of teams and at the end of my career here's the chance to play in this team is the most exciting thing to a footballer.

"I will be 32 years old in March, for me it was unthinkable I repeat, at this age it's a dream. How did my children react? Jermaine is 10 years old and has understood. Maddox is amazed that I will play with Messi."

Boateng had scored 4 times for Sassuolo in 13 serie A games before leaving to join Barcelona.