Ghanaian Midfielder Kevin Prince Boateng Lands Ambassadorial Role Ahead of Euro 2024

Ghanaian Midfielder Kevin Prince Boateng Lands Ambassadorial Role Ahead of Euro 2024

  • Ghana and Hertha Berlin midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng has been handed the role of an ambassador ahead of Euro 2024
  • The Black Stars player has been appointed Berlin's ambassador for the tournament that will be hosted in Germany in 2024
  • Kevin-Prince Boateng was born in Berlin to a Ghanaian father and a Germany mother and grew up in the city

Kevin-Prince Boateng will play a huge role before, during and after Euro 2024 following his appointment as the ambassador for Berlin.

Germany will host Euro 2024 and the Ghana international has been handed the role of being the ambassador for the city of Berlin.

Following the draw for the qualifying rounds of Euro 2024, the 34-year-old was announced the representative of the German capital.

Kevin-Prince Boateng, Ghana, Berlin, Euro 2024
Kevin-Prince Boateng has been named the ambassador for Berlin ahead of Euro 2024. Credit: @fiifitackie
Source: Twitter

Alongside Boateng were other national stars and former players, including Ghanaian-born Germany international Gerald Asamoah, who have all given roles ahead of the championship.

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The former AC Milan star was born in Berlin to a Ghanaian father and a German, and grew up playing for the city's Bundesliga club Hertha Berlin.

After a nomadic experience playing in Europe, the Ghanaian footballer returned home to rejoin Hertha Berlin. He has a year left on his current deal with the club after extending his contract in the summer.

Below are the cities and their ambassadors

Berlin: Kevin-Prince Boateng (German-Ghanaian soccer player/official ambassador who grew up in the Wedding district)

Dortmund: Roman Weidenfeller (longtime BVB goalkeeper and world champion 2014/official ambassador), Annike Krahn (longtime national football player/local ambassador)

Dusseldorf: Martina Voss-Tecklenburg (women’s national coach/official ambassador), Sandra Mikolaschek (para table tennis player at Borussia Düsseldorf, two-time Paralympics participant/local ambassador), Selin Oruz (national hockey player/local ambassador)

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Frankfurt: Alex Meier (long-time professional and crowd favorite at Eintracht Frankfurt/official ambassador), Deborah Levi (as a brakewoman, Olympic champion 2022 in two-man bob/local ambassador)

Gelsenkirchen: Gerald Asamoah (vice world champion 2002, longtime professional and crowd favorite at Schalke 04/official ambassador)

Hamburg: Patrick Esume (Football Coach and TV Commentator/Official Ambassador)

Cologne: Harald “Toni” Schumacher (vice world champion 1982 and 1986, European champion 1980, goalkeeper legend of 1. FC Köln/official ambassador)

Leipzig: Jörg Junhold (Managing Director and Director of Zoo Leipzig/Official Ambassador)

Munich: Felix Brych (FIFA Referee/Official Ambassador)

Stuttgart: Cacau (born in Brazil, 23-time German international, third place in the 2010 World Cup, from 2016 to 2021

Kevin-Prince Boateng shares 2,023 kebabs to Hertha Berlin fans

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Kevin-Prince Boateng has decided to celebrate his contract extension at Hertha Berlin in a remarkable way.

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The 35-year-old signed a deal which will keep him at the Berlin Olympic Stadium until 2023 following his inspiring role last season.

And to celebrate the moment, Boateng has partnered a Hakiki kiosk to distribute 2,023 Kebabs in the German capital to Hertha Berlin fans.

Source: Sports Brief News