Fiorentina’s Kevin-Prince Boateng has expressed deep regrets at the lack of professionalism he displayed during his earlier years of playing football professionally in 2004.

Since then he has developed into a mored matured footballer though he has found it very difficult to maintain longevity at a particular club.

However, just like most humans, Prince Boateng isn’t short of regrets.
During an interview with La Repubblica, the midfielder revealed that he initially didn’t take football as a job.

He said: “I’ll go back and say that I didn’t treat football as a job”.

“I was an idiot. I had talent, but I trained the bare minimum, an hour on the field. I was the last to arrive and the first to leave. I’d be out with friends.”

“I had money, I lived like a king. I’d never been to the gym. That changes your later career,” he added.

“I bought three cars in one day when I was at Tottenham: a Lamborghini, a Hummer and a Cadillac.”

“To the youngsters, I tell them: ‘You cannot buy happiness.’ I didn’t play, I had family problems, I was out of the squad.”

“I was looking for happiness in material things: a car makes you happy for a week. I bought three to be happy for three weeks,” he commented.


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