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Kevin-Prince Boateng – most popular footballer icon in Africa.
After the FIFA 2010 World Cup Boateng isnow one of the most popular footballer icon in Africa.
Boateng has a German mother and a Ghanaian father. His father, Prince Boateng, left Ghana in 1981 hoping for a break in Germany, where he wanted to study administration, but was unsuccessful and he ended up disc jockeying and working as a waiter. Kevin-Prince was only one-and-a-half-years-old when his father left the family home. Thus his German mother, Catherine, ended up working long hours to take care of Kevin and his brother George. His paternal uncle is a former member of the Ghana national team and his maternal grandfather is a cousin of legendary German star Helmut Rahn, scorer of the winning goal in the 1954 FIFA World Cup Final.