Kevin Prince Boateng Finally Breaks Silence on Divorce With Italian Model Melissa Satta

Kevin Prince Boateng Finally Breaks Silence on Divorce With Italian Model Melissa Satta

Lukman Mumuni
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:57 PM
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  • Kevin Prince Boateng has explained why he had to divorce ex-wife Melissa Satta after almost five years of marriage
  • The Hertha Berlin attacker denied reports he left he because he was cheating on her with his new lover
  • The former Black Stars attacker insists he was had to go separate ways with Melissa because he was mentally unwell

Kevin-Prince Boateng has revealed the reason for divorcing ex-wife Melissa Satta after four years of marriage and almost ten years together.

The couple have a son together from their relationship, but Boateng decided to divorce his wife because he was mentally unwell.

In an interview with Corriere della Serra, the 34-year-old German-based footballer revealed he didn't break up with his wife because he was cheating, as reported, but he was having a difficult time.

Kevin Prince Boateng and his ex-wife on an Italian TV show. Credit: @ghanasoccernet
Kevin Prince Boateng speaks on his divorce with Melissa Satta. Credit: @ghanasoccernet
Source: Twitter
"I would like to say I did not leave my wife Melissa Satta for someone else. I never talk about our divorce, but now I want people to stop thinking I cheated on her with Valentina. I am not one who leaves a woman for another woman," he said as quoted by
"I decided to separate, it was a difficult period, I was playing for Monza, I was not mentally well. I wanted to find myself. In ten years with marriage, a son, so many this happen and we were at a point of unhappiness that we could not go on," he added.

Kevin Prince Boateng and Melissa Satta ended their marriage in 2020 and both have moved on and found new partners.

The German-born Ghanaian is now dating model Valentina Fradegrada, while Melissa is dating Italian entrepreneur Mattia Rivetti.

Melissa Satta opens up on break up with K.P Boateng

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that the ex-wife of Ghanaian football star, Kevin Prince-Boateng, Melissa Satta has revealed how hurtful she was when the ex-Black Stars forward ended their relationship.

Prince-Boateng and the Italian TV goddess ended their relationship last year after almost five years of marriage.

The couple have a son together. In an interview with Verissimo, Satta revealed she was sad the German-born Ghanaian had to end the marriage, but she learnt from the disappointment.

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Lukman Abdul Mumin is a Sports Journalist based in Accra, Ghana. He has been writing for the past five years. Lukman joined Sports Brief as an Editor for the Local Desk in 2022.