Kevin-Prince Boateng has completed a free transfer back to boyhood club Hertha Berlin, making it the 16th move of his maverick career.
The 34-year-old has had spells playing across Europe and has represented Tottenham, Portsmouth, AC Milan, Barcelona, Fiorentina and Sassuolo among other clubs.
But he has now completed a move back to the Bundesliga, where he will embark on his fifth spell in German football, having started his career with Hertha and also playing for Borussia Dortmund, Schalke and Eintracht Frankfurt.
Kevin-Prince Boateng cut his teeth at German side Hertha Berlin
Boateng, who grew up in the Berlin district of Wedding, came through the Hertha youth system and made 53 first-team appearances before leaving for Tottenham in 2007.
He was a free agent this summer after leaving big-spending Italian Serie B club Monza. Alongside Mario Balotelli, they narrowly missed out on promotion to Serie A after losing a play-off final to Venezia.
Boateng, who will wear Hertha's No 27 shirt next season, has signed a one-year contract with Hertha and completed his medical on Wednesday.
The midfielder featured for Ghana at two FIFA World Cup tournaments
The former Ghana international, who also represented Germany at youth level, celebrated the move by getting Hertha's badge tattooed in the centre of his chest.
Boateng said: "It's no secret that I'd always been eyeing a return to Hertha BSC.
"The fact that it's finally worked out makes me very proud. I'm eager to get started, and to play in front of a sold-out Ostkurve at the Olympiastadion with the lads."
Boateng featured for AC Milan alongside his compatriot Sulley Muntari (left)
During his career, Boateng has won Serie A with AC Milan, the German Cup with Frankfurt and LaLiga with Barcelona.
He also played in the Portsmouth team that got to the FA Cup final in 2010, but missed a penalty at Wembley as Avram Grant's side were beaten by Chelsea.
The player celebrates winning the German Cup with Eintracht Frankfurt in 2018
Boateng's brother, Bayern Munich defender Jerome, has also been linked with a move back to Hertha as he prepares to leave the Bundesliga champions this summer.
However, it is thought that he prefers a move abroad, rather than returning to Berlin to play with his brother next season.
Boateng's maverick career:
Hertha Berlin, 2004-2007
Borussia Dortmund (loan), 2009
AC Milan, 2010-2013
AC Milan, 2016
Las Palmas, 2016-2017
Las Palmas, 2016-2017
Barcelona (loan), 2019
Besiktas (loan), 2020
Hertha Berlin, 2021-