Posted On Saturday, 27th April 2013
By Ameenu Shardow
Kevin-Prince, George and Jerome Boateng were reunited at their birth place of Panke in a Nike event last week.
The three brothers were brought together for the first time in 12-years in an emotional return to the ‘slump’ they grew up in Germany.
The trio have been telling their success stories to the locals while launching a new range of Nike shoes with their diverse backgrounds.
With Kevin-Prince and Jerome defying all odds to make it big at both club and international level of their football careers, their brother; George was also sharing his experiences from his time in jail.
The three grown men now, then tagged ‘ghetto kids’ expressed their feelings at their reunion at their place of birth.
“Here we have become men,” Kevin-Prince recalled with nostalgia.
His younger brother Jerome also said: “It is a family reunion.”
George, the eldest added: “We were told we should behave normally. But that no longer works. One sees that a lot has changed in the last twelve years.”
Sports kit manufacturing giants, Nike used the occasion to present its latest soccer shoes, the FSC247 series.