Kevin-Prince Boateng reveals he bought 3 cars in a day at Spurs ‘to be happy’

first_imgKEVIN-Prince Boateng says he purchased three cars in a single day in a bid to buy happiness while at Tottenham.The midfielder, now at Fiorentina, spent two years in North London before completing a loan move to Borussia Dortmund and then Portsmouth.5 Kevin-Prince Boateng admitted money can’t buy happiness after his time at SpursBoateng, 32, made just 14 appearance for the club and revealed he failed to get out of first gear after admitting he “was an idiot and lived like a king.”In a revealing interview with La Repubblica he revealed the reasons for struggling to leave his mark at Tottenham.He said: “I’ll go back and say: 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.You cannot buy happinessKevin-Prince Boateng on his time at Spurs”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.”Boateng’s career has seen him play for 12 different clubs but is enjoying a resurgence to form in his latter years.Following stints at Las Palmas and Sassuolo, he earned a surprise loan move to Barcelona in January and joined Fiorentina permanently this summer. most read in footballTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’NEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticREF RELEASEDChampions League ref Vincic released by cops after arrest in prostitution raidKEANE DEALEx Man United youth ace David Jones says Roy Keane negotiated a contract for himREF RAIDChampions League ref Vincic ‘arrested in raid into drugs and prostitution ring’STIR IT UPBohemians post cryptic response to FIFA promoting a jersey with Bob Marley on itHis career has not been without controversy and he was sacked from Schalke in 2015 for poor behaviour with reports he was caught smoking and boozing.In 2012, it was claimed he had picked up an injury because he was having “too much sex” with wife Melissa Satta.She was believed to have said: “He is always injured because we have sex seven to ten times a week.”5 Boateng purchased a Lamborghini as one of his three carsCredit: Ingo Barenschee5 He also splashed out on a Hummer in a bid to cheer himself upCredit: Getty Images – Getty5 He completed the hat-trick of motors by landing a CadillacCredit: Getty Images – Getty5 The midfielder admitted he was an idiot during his time at TottenhamCredit: Times Newspapers LtdTottenham star Eric Dier ‘cries’ after he finds out he’s dropped to a 79 rating in FIFA 20last_img

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