Asamoah Gyan officially retires from football

Asamoah Gyan, Ghana’s most cupped and top goal scorer finally hung his boots as he announced his retirement from professional football.

Gyan began his professional career in 2003 with Liberty Professionals in Ghana. He then went on to play for clubs in France, England, Turkey, China, and the United Arab Emirates. Whilst being a regular for Ghana across the years, he scored 51 goals in 109 appearances, 2 silver medals, and a bronze medal at AFCON for Ghana, the striker also registered 192 goals for the likes of Al-Ain, Stade Rennais, Sunderland, and Modena.

In a press conference today, the ex-Black Stars captain announced his decision to stay off active football and also added that he will still be working around football. “I want to take this great opportunity, a stage that is difficult in every footballer’s career, a moment all footballers do not wish, but when nature dawns, that thin voice will keep echoing into the ears… IT IS TIME….”

Gyan is one of the most popular and successful players in Ghana’s football history.

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