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The forward says goodbye to the rojiblancos after three years with the Serbian team
Ghanaian forward Richmond Boakye-Yiadom praised former AC Milan coach and current Red Star Belgrade coach Dejan Stankovic in a heartfelt message to fans as the curtain lowered on his adventure with the club.
The Ghanaian is about to leave the club after three years.
He made more than 100 games for the rojiblancos in all competitions, scoring 60 goals.
“What an amazing trip with one of the best clubs I’ve played for [Red Star Belgrade]”Boakye posted on social media.
“When you leave an amazing family like this, you cannot remain silent, but rather show love and appreciation for all that my life did in [Belgrade] special.
“A big thank you to Miodrag Bosovic who asked me for an amazing coach and two coaches who helped me get more savage in scoring: Vladan Milojevic – he was really an amazing [person]. I can tell a full story about him. I greet you Vladan Milojevic.
And to end with one of the most prolific footballers in the history of football, Dejan Stankovic, a warrior, a coach who empowers both older and younger players to get to the level they are supposed to reach. I greet you Dejan Stankovic.
“Many thanks to Ivica Pablovic, an incredible man who did everything possible to make me happy and satisfied with everything I needed. Thanks once again.”
This season, Boakye has scored twice in 13 appearances for Belgrade in all competitions. He joined the Serbian giants on the Italian side Latina in 2017, initially on loan.
“Talking about my teammates will be like the 300 Spartans or Mourinho’s year at Inter: discipline, dedication, affection and humility that helped me get whatever goal I scored as a player in [Belgrade]. My colleagues, both old and new, I greet you all. God will give all of you what you deserve, “added the forward.
“Thank you [and] a love of medical things. I greet [the Belgrade] fans – [they] I scored my hobby, food and drink. The incredible support from these incredible and loving fans lifted my spirit in a different way.
“I salute everyone who supports and loves [Belgrade]. Is your player [Boakye] who takes this time to thank everyone in the country of Serbia and [Belgrade] for all the care, affection and support that you have given me all these years, even in times of injury.
“I love you all deeply and I hope that the God who brought me will lead the country and the club ever higher. Thank you all. God bless Ghana, God bless Serbia.”
Boakye, once on the books of Italian giants Juventus, has been linked to Polish team Legia Warsaw amid interest in club competition in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.