Kevin-Prince Boateng http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23258/all en UPDATE 1-Soccer-Milan walkout re-ignites racism row in Italy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/update-1-soccer-milan-walkout-re-ignites-racism-row-italy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> test </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Milan will walk out of all matches if subjected to racism- Berlusconi</p> <p>* Authorities accused of not doing enough</p> <p>* Racism widespread in stadiums</p> <p>* Town brings civil suit against offending fans (Adds Berlusconi statement)</p> <p>By Naomi O'Leary</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/update-1-soccer-milan-walkout-re-ignites-racism-row-italy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A.C. Milan Association football F.C. Internazionale Milano Football in Italy Kevin-Prince Boateng Mario Balotelli Person Career Person Communication Quotation Racism in association football Silvio Berlusconi Sport in Italy Zimbabwe Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 16:34:00 +0000 test 5731133 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Ronaldo shocked by Boateng racism episode http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/soccer-ronaldo-shocked-boateng-racism-episode <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>ZURICH, Jan 7 (Reuters) - Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo said it was incredible that episodes of racism still happen in soccer stadiums after AC Milan abandoned a friendly in Italy last week because of offensive chants by spectators.</p> <p>However, the Portuguese forward was non-committal over Milan midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng's decision to walk off the pitch over racist insults during the match against lower tier Pro Patria, saying it was a "personal decision."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/soccer-ronaldo-shocked-boateng-racism-episode" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Ballon d'Or Boateng Brazilian footballers CDATA Cristiano Ronaldo Cristiano Ronaldo FIFA 100 FIFA World Cup Kevin-Prince Boateng Person Career Quotation Real Madrid C.F. Ronaldo Sports Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 01:47:11 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731423 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Pro Patria given one-game fan ban over Boateng incident http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/soccer-pro-patria-given-one-game-fan-ban-over-boateng-incident <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 8 (Reuters) - Italian fourth-tier side Pro Patria must play their next home league match behind closed doors after fans racially abused AC Milan's Kevin-Prince Boateng, the league said on Tuesday.</p> <p>Boateng walked off the pitch in last week's friendly because of monkey chants and his team mates followed him, drawing widespread praise across the game.</p> <p>An Italian lower league (Lega Pro) statement said the taunts were "clearly racial discrimination" and deserved an immediate one-game stadium ban.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/soccer-pro-patria-given-one-game-fan-ban-over-boateng-incident" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Kevin-Prince Boateng Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 19:00:40 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731773 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Soccer-Barcelona strangled by Milan in shock defeat http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130220/soccer-boateng-sets-controversial-milan-win-over-barcelona <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Boateng and Muntari score in surprise Milan win</p> <p>* Barcelona players fuming over controversial first goal (Writes through)</p> <p>By Brian Homewood</p> <p>MILAN, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Barcelona's treble hopes were hanging in the balance after they were strategically outplayed in a 2-0 defeat by AC Milan in their Champions League last-16 first-leg match on Wednesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130220/soccer-boateng-sets-controversial-milan-win-over-barcelona" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football FIFA World Cup Football in Ghana Football in Italy Football in Spain Kevin-Prince Boateng Thomson Reuters Wed, 20 Feb 2013 22:00:30 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5761552 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Racism almost prompted Serie A departure http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130426/football-racism-almost-prompted-serie-departure <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>German-born Ghanaian Kevin-Prince Boateng claimed in a newspaper interview Friday that being targeted with racist abuse from some fans almost prompted his departure from Italy.</p> <p>Boateng, a forward with AC Milan, hit the international headlines in January when he led his team off the pitch during a friendly with third division side Pro Patria after being targeted with racist 'bu-bu' chants from a handful of fans.</p> <p>The incident brought the thorny issue of racism in Italian football grounds back into the spotlight and prompted a number of clubs to declare anti-racism drives.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130426/football-racism-almost-prompted-serie-departure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Italy Kevin-Prince Boateng AFP Fri, 26 Apr 2013 10:15:29 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5825794 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Schalke deny Boateng move was due to racism http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130910/football-schalke-deny-boateng-move-was-due-racism <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Schalke 04 board member Peter Peters has retracted comments he made suggesting midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng transferred from AC Milan to escape racism in Italy, which the Ghana star has denied.</p> <p>On Monday, Peters told German website Sport Bild that Boateng's 12 million euros (US15.9m) transfer from Milan last month was fuelled by a desire to escape racism in Italy, which the club's financial director later retracted.</p> <p>"After consultation with our manager Horst Heldt, my assumption was completely wrong," said Peters on the Schalke website.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130910/football-schalke-deny-boateng-move-was-due-racism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Boateng Kevin-Prince Boateng Sports Technology AFP Tue, 10 Sep 2013 13:46:43 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5929752 at http://www.globalpost.com