German Bundesliga side Eintracht Frankfurt showed their appreciation to Kevin-Prince Boateng before thrashing Lazio 4-1 in their Uefa Europa League meeting.
Boateng left the Frankfurt outfit this summer after helping them to win the German Cup last season - their first major silverware in 32 years
On Thursday, the 31-year-old who joined Sassuolo in July was given a rare opportunity to address fans and also bid the club farewell at the Commerzbank-Arena before kick-off.
After, he was presented a memorabilia of his time at the club.
A brace from Danny da Costa and goals from Filip Kostic and Luka Jovic. capped the midfielder’s trip to Germany which he described as ‘a special night’.
Boateng has been in fine form for his Italian Serie A side where he has scored four goals in seven appearances across all competitions this season.