Ghana winger Albert Adomah is hoping to be involved in the World Cup in Brazil next summer after breaking into the Ghana squad last year.
The Boro winger, who signed from Bristol City over the summer, has gone from Barnet to Boro in four years and is well-set to be involved in the Black Starsâ€™ squad should they qualify for the World Cup for the third time in a row.
"Around the time of the last World Cup I was just about to sign for Bristol City and in the summer I was playing park football and 5-a-side Power league football as well," Adomah said.
"So hopefully I can go from park football in 2010 to World Cup in 2014. That would be a unbelievable."
Ghana face a play-off against Egypt on October 15 and 19, and Adomah is delighted to be part of the squad.
"The spirit is always the same, we're all like brothers, no one is higher than anyone else. Even though some players play at a higher level we're all equal when we're at the camp," said Adomah.
"No-one treats anyone else like they're small or big, everyone's equal which is really good.
"I've only played 12 games for Ghana and now I feel like I'm part of the national team, which is great.
"The team bus is always full of joy. On the way to games and even before and after training sessions, we're all singing and dancing.
"It's completely different to England where people are on their phones texting or wearing headphones.
"When I first got a call-up I was a bit shy so I was just clapping my hands to the music but I speak the main language so I can sing along and I don't feel left out.
"And obviously when we score goals we celebrate with a dance which is great, it really gets the supporters going."