Kevin Prince Boateng Mesmerises Fans in Baller League With Exquisite Goal for Team Schwartz: Video

Kevin Prince Boateng Mesmerises Fans in Baller League With Exquisite Goal for Team Schwartz: Video

Lukman Mumuni
updated at April 12, 2024 at 9:28 PM
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  • Ghana's Kevin-Prince Boateng has returned to football
  • The ex-Ghana international starred in the Baller League
  • Boateng excited fans in the Arena with an exquisite goal

Retired Ghanaian footballer, Kevin-Prince Boateng, has shown that he still has it after joining the Baller League's Team Schwartz for an exhibition game.

The former Barcelona and AC Milan star netted an exquisite goal to give his side the lead in a game against Team Gelb.

Boateng, retired last year after two decades of active football, which saw him wear the jerseys of 14 clubs.

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Kevin-Prince Boateng of Schalke celebrates after scoring during the Bundesliga match between FC Schalke 04 and Werder Bremen at Veltins-Arena. Image: Sascha Steinbach
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In a video shared on social media, Boateng displayed how technically gifted he is after majestically controlling a pass from his goalkeeper before firing home without looking at the ball.

Fans at the arena rose to their feet to applaud the ex-Hertha Berlin forward as he excited the spectators.

The Baller League is a unique invention of street football played in arenas with a team of four to five players facing off.

The league has gained wide attention after just a season, with some former players beginning to show interest in the sport. Several players including Paul Pogba were at the opening day.

Although Boateng has hung up his boots, it seems he has taken a keen interest in the Ballers League.

The former disclosed that he might go into coach after retiring last year, as reported by Ghana Web.

Boateng discloses battle with depression

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that former Ghana midfielder, Kevin-Prince Boateng disclosed that he suffered from depression during his playing days.

The ex-AC Milan and Barcelona star retired from football in August 2023 after finishing off his career with boyhood club Hertha Berlin.

Boateng had a nomadic career, playing for 14 clubs across Europe in his 18 years of professional football.

Boateng opens up on World Cup dismissal

Sports Brief also reported that Retired Ghanaian footballer, Kevin-Prince Boateng disclosed why he was sacked from the Black Stars camp at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

The 37-year-old was famously dismissed alongside teammate Sulley Muntari over disciplinary reasons.

However, Boateng claims he was asked to leave because he and Muntari protested against the treatment of players in the camp.

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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.