- Ghana midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng has reacted furiously to the continuous criticism from Lothar Matthäus
- The Germany legend criticized Kevin-Prince Boateng over his performance for Hertha Berlin against Mainz 05
- Kevin-Prince Boateng fired back branding the ex-Germany international as 'all knowing' for his comments to the media
Kevin-Prince Boateng's has replied former Germany international Lothar Matthäus for his comments about the Ghana's performance for Hertha Berlin against Mainz 05.
The 34-year-old played 67 minutes before he was replaced by Maximillian Mittelstadt as Hertha Berlin lost to Mainz and are now in danger of getting relegated.
After the game, the Ghana international fired back at Matthäus, claiming he thinks he knows everything.
"We weren't in the game, we weren't fresh in our heads. But I heard Mathäus, he knows everything again. Everything is bad here with us! We lacked a lot, calm on the ball and cleverness. But it was the fourth game in a row at full throttle, so that can happen," he said as quoted by GHANASoccernet.com.
Matthäus, a World Cup winner with Germany, had said on Sky Sports the veteran midfielder was a bad bargain for Hertha following his return to the club which triggered Boateng's reaction.
"It wasn't what you brought last time," Matthäus said as quoted by GHANASoccernet.com.
The defeat over the weekend means Hertha Berlin need at least a point in their final game of the season against Borussia Dortmund to survive.
Kevin-Prince Boateng joined Hertha Berlin last summer from Italian Serie B side AC Monza, having left the German club 14 years ago.
Sami Khedira believes Kevin-Prince Boateng could have been a top five player
Earlier, Sports Brief reported that former Germany international, Sami Khedira is surprised Kevin-Prince Boateng could not reach his full potential after showing enormous talent during their formative days.
Sami Khedira, a World Cup winner in 2014, started his career with the Hertha Berlin star at the same time and were both in the Germany youth national teams.
The former Real Madrid midfielder, in an interview with ESPN Podcast, spoke highly of the Ghanaian and insisted he could have been one of the best.
Source: Sports Brief News