Born in Berlin, Germany on 6 March 1987, Kevin-Prince Boateng signed for FC Barcelona on 21 January 2019 at the age of 31. With experience of playing in four of the biggest leagues in Europe, the Premier League, the Bundesliga, Serie A and La Liga, he is a man who has scored goals wherever he has been.
He began his career with his home town club of Hertha, making his Bundesliga debut on 13 August 2005. In 2007 he signed for Tottenham Hotspur before moving to Borussia Dortmund for six months. Boateng’s sojourn back in Germany was cut short by a return to the Premier League and a move to Portsmouth.
After appearing for Ghana in 2010 for the first of his two World Cup appearances, Boateng made the move to Serie A signing for AC Milan where he won a scudetto and the Italian Super Cup. In Lombardy he coincided with former blaugranes Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Ronaldinho.
A short spell with Schalke 04 was followed by a return to AC Milan for six months before the former Ghanian international made his way to La Liga with Las Palmas. In the 2016/17 season he scored 10 goals for the island side before a return to Germany with Eintract Frankfurt the following campaign.
In the summer of 2018 he moved to Sassuolo where he scored 4 goals in 13 matches in Serie A before joining FC Barcelona in January 2019.