Jerome Boateng

Jerome Boateng was born on 3 September 1988 in Berlin, Germany. His mother is from. Germany while his father is from Ghana. His ethnicity is Afro-German in that sense. He has three siblings. His elder brother is Kevin Prince Boateng who is a professional football player as well. Boateng started playing for the Hertha BSC in 2002 as a young teenager. He played some matches for the club but was never a starter for them. He learned his skills at that club in the beginning. His performances caught the eye of many coaches across the globe and he was later signed by Hamburger SV in 2007 for a reported fee if just one million dollars. He was at first side-lined due to injury but when he came back he got many chances to play for the club.

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His performance at the club level got him a spot on the German national team. This was a very proud moment for him as any football player wants for play for his country whenever he gets the chance to. In 2010 Manchester city came calling for his signature which he could not turn down as the fee paid by them was quite high for a defender of his age.

He soon went to play at the Manchester city and assisted his first goal in the first match itself when he crossed from the right side to Gareth Barry who then headed the ball to win the match. He was getting comfortable at the club but soon he started to get fewer chances which infuriated him. With just one year at the club, he decided to change it and sent in a request to be transferred to another club. The German giants Bayern Munich came calling to his rescue. This was a moment that every football player in the world wants to be in as Bayern is one of the biggest clubs in the world and to play with such a club is an honour to any player.

He joined Bayern Munich in 2011 and since then has gone on to win 3 Bundesliga titles and a Champions trophy as well. He has also won the world cup with Germany in the time. In 2012 he got the chance to win the champions league for the first time but the German sides were defeated by a very good Chelsea team that were very organized and clinched the win from their hands in the last minute. The very next year Bayern won the Champions league against their German rivals Borussia Dortmund. In 2014 Boateng won the world cup with Germany.

He is currently married to his long-time girlfriend. He met her at a party and that’s how they fell in love. He married her in 2013 and has two children with her. Currently, he is regarded as one of the best defenders in the top five league in the world and that originates many transfer speculation about him but he’s expected to stay at Bayern Munich for the next 2 years as he’s quite comfortable at the club. His salary is 180,000 euros at the club and his net worth is around 25 million dollars.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 3 Sep, 1988
Age: 31 yrs
Occupations: Association football player
Citizenship: Germany
Birth Place: West Berlin
Gender: Male
Description: German association football player
Net Worth 2021: 25 million
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Last Modified: Jun 27 2020
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