Jerome Boateng Biography
Jerome Boateng is a German is a German professional footballer who plays as a defender for both Bayern Munich football club and the Germany national team. He primarily plays as a centre-back, although he can also play as a right-back. He is physically strong and composed in possession among other qualities that make him be considered as one of the world’s best at his position.
Jerome Boateng Age | Alter
The centre-back was born on 3rd September 1988 in West Berlin, Germany. He is 30 years old as of 2018.
Jerome Boateng Familie | Jerome Boateng Parents (Eltern)
Jerome Prince Boateng | Jerome Boateng Brother | Bruder
The Bayern star was born Jérôme Agyenim Boateng and comes from a family with football interest history. His mother is Martina Boateng and his father, Prince Boateng, Sr., a former football player. He grew up with his elder paternal half-brother, Kevin-Prince Boateng and his other elder brother, George. The three brothers used to play football together even though they lived apart.
Kevin plays professionally for Italian club Sassuolo while George is a rapper also known as BTNG, professionally. Jerome also has an uncle who is a retired Ghanaian professional footballer by the name Robert Kwabena Boateng. Robert played as a midfielder.
Jerome Boateng Sister | Schwester
The Boateng brothers also have a younger sister by the name Avelina Boateng. As of mid-year 2018, she appears for MTV’s MTV format “MTV Buzz” as a presenter for the music channel.
Jerome Boateng Wife | Frau | Jerome Boateng Girlfriend | Freundin
Boateng is engaged to Sherin Senler, his long-time girlfriend. They have two children together: twin daughters born on 8 March 2011. They separated for a couple of years, following allegations of Boateng’s infidelity but reunited in November 2013. Boateng allegedly had an affair with model Gina-Lisa Lohfink although both Boateng and Lohfink have denied ever having an affair.
Jerome Boateng Children | Kinder
Jerome Boateng Son | Sohn
Jerome mentioned that he has three children: two daughters and a boy in May 2018 in a Bayern interview. He however has not provided his son’s name or picture.
Jerome Boateng Shoe size | Schuhgröße
Jerome’s shoe is size 11 (44).
Jerome Boateng Number | Rückennummer
Boateng holds the shirt number 17 for both Bayern Munich football club and the Germany national football team.
Jerome Boateng Number | Jerome Boateng Hairstyle (Frisur) | Brille Jerome Boateng
Jerome Boateng Career
The footballer began his career at the youth team of Tennis Borussia Berlin, before joining Hertha BSC in 2002. At Hertha BSC, he played for the reserves for two seasons (2005–06 and 2006–07) and scored a goal in nine appearances. On 31st January, 2007, he won a call-up to the first team squad and made his debut against Hannover 96 in the AWD-Arena, during week 19 of the 2006–07 Bundesliga season.
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Despite being barely 18 years old, Boateng then became a first-team regular and finished the 2006–07 season with 11 appearances for the first team. In the 2007 summer, he was linked with a move to Hamburger SV and according to German media, this led to his reluctance to sign a five-year professional contract with Hertha.
He then joined Hamburger SV on 22 August, 2007 for a said fee of around €1.1 million. He spent two successful years at the club and became an important part of it’s defence in the 2008–09 season as the club reached the UEFA Europa League semi-finals as well as race for the Bundesliga title. He made 37 appearances in the 2007/2008 season and 35 in the 2008/2009 season.
He broke into the Germany national side after impressing for Hamburg in the 2009/2010 season and earned himself a place in the squad for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. His 2009-10 season ended with a goal from his 41 appearances.
Jerome Boateng Manchester City
He joined the English Premier League club Manchester City after it confirmed his transfer on 5 June 2010 for £10.4 million on a five-year deal. He received his favoured number 17 shirt at the club and made his debut in a pre-season friendly against Valencia for the first half, alternating between centre back and right back with Micah Richards.
His debut for City was as a substitute during a 1–0 victory against Chelsea on 25 September 2010 followed by a first competitive start in a 1–1 Europa League draw with Juventus, playing at right back. Despite not being in the match-day squad for the FA Cup final, Boateng won the 2010-11 tournament with the club and made 24 appearances for City.
Jerome Boateng Bayern Munich
The player expressed his wishes to leave Manchester City in June 2011 for Bayern Munich. Bayern confirmed the signing of Boateng on July 14, 2011 for a €13.5 million fee on a four-year deal. At Bayern, he wore the same number 17 shirt as at Manchester City.
On 27 July 2011, Boateng made his debut for the club as substitute for Rafinha for the second-half against Milan during the 2011 Audi Cup. He also made his Bundesliga debut for Bayern against Borussia Mönchengladbach at home where they lost 0-1. He made an error with fellow new signing goalkeeper Manuel Neuer on 6th August, allowing Igor de Camargo to score the only goal.
Bayern finished the season in the runners-up position in the Bundesliga, DFB-Pokal and Champions League, with Boateng playing the finals of the latter two tournaments in their entirety. He made 48 appearances during the 2011–12 season.
He became a regular in the Bayern team during the 2012–13 season won a treble of the Bundesliga, DFB-Pokal and Champions League, in addition to the DFL-Supercup at the start of the season. By the end of the season, he had made 40 appearances and scored two goals.
On 2nd October 2013, he was banned for one match in the Champions League after picking a red card against former club Manchester City. His only league goal of the season was on 9 November, a corner against FC Augsburg. He signed a contract on 11 December, to extend his time with Bayern, until 2018. He received another red card, resulting in a two-match ban and ended the season with 43 appearances and a goal.
He scored his first European goal for Bayern in the 2014–15 Champions League season on 17 September 2014 against Manchester club. He scored again on 11th March 2015 in a 7–0 Champions League round of 16 win against Shakhtar Donetsk and in a 6–1 quarter-final win over Porto on 21 April. The season ended with Boateng making 44 appearances and three goals.
His 2015–16 season began with him playing in the German Super Cup. He signed a new contract that would keep him at the club til 2021 and ended the season with 31 appearances. He returned to Bayern on 11th March 2017 after a 108 days absence due to injury. He was Javi Martínez’ substitute in a 3–0 victory over Eintracht Frankfurt. He had two injuries over the season that ended with 21 appearances from Boateng.
Boateng made it back to the team on 13th September 2017, after 115 days on the sidelines in the Champions League match and provided one assist to Joshua Kimmich’s late goal after being subbed on in a 3–0 victory over Anderlecht. He scored a header n 21 December against Borussia Dortmund in the DFB-Pokal during the round of 16 match.
He netted another header in the league match and his first league goal since November 2013 on 27th January 2018 in a 5–2 victory over 1899 Hoffenheim. On 11 April, Boateng and his teammate Thomas Müller made their 100th European appearance in the Champions League match against Sevilla as the game finished 0–0 draw. He had an injury that made him miss all of the remaining matches of the season as he ended it with 31 appearances and two goals.
Jerome Boateng Germany
He has represented his country in under-17 and under-19 national teams. He was also part of the squad that was formed by coach Frank Engel after being called up on 5th July 2007 for the 2007 UEFA European Under-19 Championship held in Austria, from 16 July until 27 July.
He was also part of the squad that won the 2009 UEFA European Under-21 Championship. His debut with the senior national team was on 10 October 2009 against Russia. He has been called up regularly ever since, despite having a shaky start by receiving a second booking in the second half and consequently being sent off.
Jerome Boateng 2010 FIFA World Cup
Boateng was part of the final 23-man squad formed by Joachim Löw for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. He played against his half-brother’s (Kevin-Prince) Ghanaian team on 23 June 2010 in a 1–0 victory for Germany and this was the first time that the two were on opposite teams at the FIFA World Cup.
He also played in the matches against England (4-1 win) and Argentina (4-0 win) as well as in the 1-0 loss to Spain in the semi-final. He also featured in the third-place game against Uruguay. He aided Germany to a 3–2 win by providing the assist for Germany’s second goal by Marcell Jansen, helping to secure third place at a second straight World Cup.
Jerome Boateng UEFA Euro 2012
Boateng played as a right-back after being included in Germany’s 23-man squad for Euro 2012. He featured in four of their five matches as the nation reached the semi-final, but were eliminated by Italy.
Jerome Boateng 2014 FIFA World Cup
The Boateng brothers met again four years later during the 2014 FIFA World Cup, when Ghana and Germany were once again drawn in the same group. He also featured on the full match for Germany in their record-breaking 7–1 semi-final defeat of Brazil on 8 July 2014.
On 13 July 2014, Germany won the 2014 World Cup as they defeated Argentina 1–0 in the final. He played a central role in Germany’s victory by winning 83% of his duels and making several good tackles alongside teammate Mats Hummels and only one foul. He was named as man of the match by several media outlets although the the official man of the match was Mario Götze.
Jerome Boateng 2018 FIFA World Cup
He was again named in Joachim Löw’s final 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on 4 June 2018. He was sent off after receiving a second yellow card during their second group stage match against Sweden on 23rd June and Germany ended the game with 2–1 victory.
Unfortnately, his team suffered a 0–2 shock defeat to South Korea, thus being eliminated from the tournament.
Jerome Boateng Weight | Gewicht
He weighs 90 kg.
Jerome Boateng Height | Größe
The German international is 1.92 m tall.
Jerome Boateng Salary | Gehalt and Net Worth
According to Bayern Munich players salaries per week 2018-19, Jerome earns €135,000 as weekly wages and has a net worth of $25 million dollars.
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Bayern Munich’s Jerome Boateng a ‘colourful bird’ – Karl-Heinz Rummenigge
Adopted from: espn.com
Published: 20 Sep 2018
Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has described Jerome Boateng as a “colourful bird” and told the defender the door to his office is “always open.”
Boateng, 30, came close to leaving Bayern Munich this summer, with Paris Saint-Germain interested in signing him. However, the deal collapsed as both clubs were not able to agree on a transfer fee.
Boateng was criticised by Rummenigge, with the Bayern CEO accusing the central defender of caring more about fashion than football in 2016.
In an interview with Suddeutsche Zeitung on Wednesday, Boateng insisted he is fully focused on the German champions and wants to hold talks with the club’s hierarchy over what he perceived was a lack of support following Germany’s World Cup elimination and the summer transfer speculation.
“Uli Hoeness’ office and mine are always open,” Rummenigge said on Sky at the side of the Champions League at Benfica. “He’ll get an espresso or a water or whatever he wants. And then he can talk, no problem at all.
“Jerome is certainly someone you’d call a colourful bird. He knows that he’s an important player for us, and that’s why at the end of the day we did not give him away to Paris.
“Things were handled seriously between all parties.”