Asamoah Gyan is one of the most talented African footballers of our time. The 28-year-old has been given various accolades and recognition for his efforts and passion in the field. This has greatly increased the publicity he is receiving in Africa and by extension, around the world. Known for his unique overpass and scoring technique, Asamoah Gyan is promising to give his fans the time of their lives with exemplary performance after haven been plagued with negative publicity the past few months.
You already know all these – his great physique, enticing smiles and enviable football skill, but there are still a lot more to know about this Ghanaian footballer. Below are 10 lesser known facts about Asamoah Gyan.
1. In the short time that he has been a striker for the Ghanaian national team with jersey number three, Asamoah Gyan was given the privilege to be the captain of the national team dubbed black stars. He has time and again led its team to the great heights, making Ghana the third country that was able to qualify for world cup quarter-final behind Senegal and Cameroon. He has overtime been known to take the blame for his shortcomings and that of players under his watch.
2. Recently since the 2014 world cup, Asamoah Gyan was plagued with serious rumors about the mysterious disappearance of his friend and rapper Castro the destroyer. This was fueled by media speculation that suggested that he had sacrificed Castro and his girlfriend who were last seen on jet skies so as to further his football career. There are some people who actually found this to be true but many thought the allegations were completely outrageous and unrealistic. The footballer broke his silence and stated that he was deeply hurt by the allegations that were being leveled against him.