Soccer – Champions League – FC Barcelona Coaching – Groupama Stadium, Lyon, France – February 18, 2019 Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, Kevin-Prince Boateng and workforce mates throughout coaching
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Former Barcelona ahead, Kevin-Prince Boateng, has admitted that he lied that Lionel Messi is one of the best participant in the world so he can play for the Catalan membership.
The previous Ghana worldwide revealed he was pressured to pick the Argentine over Cristiano Ronaldo, who he at all times thought of one of the best participant.
Prince Boateng signed for Barcelona on mortgage in January 2019 as a backup striker to Luis Suarez for the final half of the season, occurring to make three appearances.
He mentioned he was instructed to select Messi as one of the best participant in the world at a presser so he can play for the Spanish giants.
“I supported Hertha Berlin the place I was born after which, sorry Blaugrana, Barcelona followers will hate me now however Actual Madrid,” he instructed FIVE UK.
“I could not say that on the press convention as a result of they instructed me you possibly can’t say that, in any other case we won’t play you. Two years earlier when I was taking part in for Las Palmas, I mentioned in a press convention that one of the best participant in the world is Ronaldo and in the galaxy Messi.
“They are saying who’s one of the best participant in the world, you say Messi,” he mentioned, drawing a hilarious response from Rio Ferdinand and the crew.
“This is likely one of the largest lies as a result of I often say the reality, however this one I had to lie as a result of I wished to placed on the shirt for one time at Camp Nou,” he added.
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