Jerome Boateng Bayern Munich defender speaks on signing with Jay Z

Jerome Boateng parties with Jay Z at the rappers restaurant and later his home to celebrate his signing to Roc Nations Sports

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  play Jerome Boateng partied with Jay Z in New York (DC)
  play Boateng is the first footballer on the Roc Nations Sports (AP)
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Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng has spoken of his deal with American rapper Jay Z.

The German defender last month signed a deal with  Jay Z's sports management company, Roc Nations Sports.

"Roc Nation Sports is proud to welcome World Cup Champion, Bayern Munich defender, and  SAMSports Management athlete Jerome Boateng to the family," a statement on the Roc Nation Sports official website noted.


The Bayern Munich defender recently joined the Hip-Hop star to celebrate the deal at the '40/40 club' in Brooklyn before continuing the party at the rap star's private villa.

"I took my sister and my best friend," Boateng told German newspaper Welt am Sonntag.

"It was a great day with Jay Z. We could ask him anything.

"We mostly talked about music and football. Jay Z knows about football and has watched numerous games."

  play Jay Z (seen here with his wife Beyonce and David Beckham watching a game) watches a lot of football matches according to Jerome Boateng (AFP/Getty Images)


Boateng also talked about some of the benefits he expects to get from his deal with Roc Nations Sports.

"America is a big market. With Jay-Z and Roc Nation I have a lot, we want to try what is possible," he said.

Boateng is now the first footballer on Roc Nations Sports which is an athlete management company thats a subsidiary of Roc Nation that was established a couple of years ago and spearheaded by the hip hop mogul Jay Z.

Since the launching of the sports management company, Jay Z has managed to recruit NFL stars, baseball, basketball player and boxers.

He has managed to capture his first footballer signing in the person of 2014 World Cup winner, Boateng.

Jerome Boateng joins the likes of Robinson Canó, Yoenis Cespedes, Kevin Durant, Wilson Chandler in Roc Nations Sports.

Roc Nations could try to teach Boateng to stop fighting with teammates.

Watch a video of him fighting club teammate Robert Lewandowski below:

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