Fiorentina’s Kevin-Prince Boateng has expressed his regret about the lack of professionalism he showed when he started playing professional football.

Germany-born footballer Kevin-Prince Boateng started playing professionally in 2004.

And since then he has been growing as a player rapidly.

But he does have some regrets.

“I’ll go back and say: I didn’t treat football as a job,” he told La Repubblica.

“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,” he added.

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“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,” he commented.

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