Found May 14, 2012 on Ghanasoccernet:
PLAYERS: Jerome Boateng
Bayern's Boateng eager to lift cup on home turfBayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng has said the prospect of lifting the German Cup in his home city of Berlin is all the motivation he needs against Bundesliga champions Borussia Dortmund on Saturday.Champions League finalists Bayern take on Dortmund at Berlin’s Olympic Stadium on Saturday night bidding to win the trophy for the 16th time in their distinguished history.A week later, Bayern host Chelsea at Munich’s Allianz Arena in the Champions League final, but 23-year-old Boateng, who was born and bred in Berlin, is focused on lifting the German Cup for the first time in his career.“My closest friends will be in the stadium, I wish I could have got more tickets,” said Boateng, the son of a German mother and Ghanaian father whose half-brother Kevin-Prince stars for AC Milan.“Berlin is a huge motivation for me, because I grew up there.“I want to win the trophy in my home city of Berlin.”Boateng started his career at minnow Tennis...
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