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"Messi made me want to quit football"

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Pin Kevin-Prince Boateng said Messi made him want to quit football. EFE
Kevin-Prince Boateng said Messi made him want to quit football. EFE

"Messi made me want to quit football"

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Kevin-Prince Boateng looked over how his signing for Barca and how his spell in Barcelona was on 'DAZN'. He also spoke about the manner with Leo Messi in training. Now the attacker is experiencing a very different adventure at Monza in Serie B.

In the 2018-19 winter market, Prince-Boateng became an urgent solution of a Barca in need of attacking reinforcements. He spent 6 months as a Barca player on loan, but he didn't manage to fit in at the Camp Nou. Now, a couple of years later, he told on 'DAZN Italia' what he experienced in this beautiful step of his life.

The now Monza player, of the Serie B in Italy, wasn't shy and expressed what he felt when he saw a gifted trainer every day such as Leo Messi. "He left me speechless. I had always said that Cristiano Ronaldo was the best in the world, but Messi is something else. He's not normal. When I was training with him, I felt inferior for the first time in my life. He did incredible things. He made me want to quit football", the Ghanian joked.

Before moving to Barca, Prince-Boateng also played for Tottenham at just 21, when he was still a young inexperienced... and somewhat crazy. He also recalled one of his anecdotes as a Spurs player.

"When I was young, at Tottenham, I bought three luxury cars in one day, but I felt pain inside. I was trying to buy happiness. I wasn't, I wasn't playing. I would change that part of my past", he acknowledged.

"I often relied on my talent alone. With the talent I have, without being arrogant, I could have done much more in my career. Although, in any case, I think I have had a very beautiful one", the Monza player said.

Lastly, he recalled what society must change in order to try to forget once and for all the episodes of racism experienced, including in the world of football.

"Nothing has changed in football since 2013. Maybe some fines, but nothing else. It still happens, and too much of it. The change comes from FIFA and UEFA. We footballers are important, we try to talk, to use social networks. But if it does not start from the top, it is difficult for us. In 2013 I hoped that in a few years children would know what racism is, and instead they hear us talking more about it now than years ago", he ended.

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