Boateng: I did not leave AC Milan because of racists
Schalke’s chief financial officer Peter Peters suggested earlier this month that the Ghana international’s move to Germany was driven by racism in Italy, but he later admitted that his initial statement regarding the midfielder’s motives to leave Serie A had turned out to be completely wrong.
Boateng has now had his say on the matter and has stressed that he did not leave Milan because of any racist incidents.
“I want to get one thing straight: Italy is not a racist country,” he told German sports magazine Kicker
“I don’t leave a country and lump all inhabitants together only because 10 people shouted ignorant slogans at me”.
Boateng spent three seasons at Milan, winning the scudetto during his time at the San Siro, before his return to Germany this summer.
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