Asamoah Gyan is one of the renowned professional footballers hailing from Ghana. He is Kayserispor star striker and the Ghanaian national team captain. He has amazing playing techniques as well as skills that make football fans to enjoy his playing. Asamoah Gyan is also among the best goal scorers for the Ghanaian national team. Have you ever wondered who Asamoah Gyan is from his history, family, career, achievements, where he lives, and his wealth? Well, keep scrolling to learn more about his football career and his life outside his career.
Asamoah Gyan profile
- Born: November 22nd 1985
- Asamoah Gyan age: 32 years
- Origin: Ghana
- Marital Status: Married
- Occupation: Professional footballer
- Famous for: Being Ghana national team captain, being the first African footballer to score 6 goals in World Cup, and being the richest footballer in Ghana.
- Net Worth: Approximated to be about $23 million.
- Facebook: Asamoah Gyan@Asamoah3Gyan
- Twitter: Asamoah Gyan@ASAMOAH_GYAN3
- Instagram: asamoah_gyan3
Asamoah Gyan biography
Asamoah Gyan career
Asamoah Gyan focused on nurturing his football career, back in 2003. By this time he was around 16 years of age considering the fact that he was born in November 22nd 1985; Asamoah Gyan age now is 32 years. Liberty Professionals a Ghanaian Premier League club joined Gyan in 2003. He did not disappoint and within 16 matches that he appeared, he scored a total of 10 goals. Gyan was signed to Udinese in the same year, 2003; he spent around 2 years on a loan playing for ‘Serie B’ club - Madena. Here he was able to learn and gain more match experiences as well skills making him to follow incredible displays during FIFA 2016.
All the excellent displays of Gyan made him to attract more clubs such as Russian club – Lokomotiv Moscow. In spite of all the fame, the influential player made his returns to Udinese in 2006 though the following year the club decided to sell him on transfer window. Russian club –Lokomotiv Moscow, had interest in him after watching him playing during FIFA 2006 and so they signed him 3 years deal for $10.5 million; this was the 4th hugest transfer fee made my the club in their history.
Before the end of 2007 on 10th August to be precise, Asamoah Gyan decided to improve 5-year contract extension so that he could play for Udinese up to June 30th 2012 to reward them for their fine form. Why? Here are his own words, “have decided to stay here because it is one of the top leagues in the world.” He added by saying that, “There is the possibility of me playing regular football here to make me a better player. I am comfortable with the new deal and I know I can help Udinese achieve things for the future.”
The Ghanaian great footballer continued to impress in all the pre-season matches he appeared. In more clear words, Gyan scored a total of 8 goals during his 2006-2007 season, which was quite impressive. Unluckily, Gyan suffered an injury that was in his 2007-2008 season. This means that he never appeared to play from January 08 for Udinese. He only played a total of 13 ‘Serie A’ matches in which he scored only 3 times. All this shows that Gyan is a very hard working and dedicated footballer.
In July the same year 2008, Asamoah was signed to Stade Rennais – Ligue 1 club. His 4 years deal contract with his new club was on a transfer fee of €8 million. He appeared in 48 matches in which he scores a total of 14 goals for the club. That was incredible making him to be among the goal scorers figure. In 2009 -2010 season, Gyan scored a total of 13 league scores. The following season, Gyan only 3 matches in Ligue 1. This means he played a total of 53 matches for the club before departing to Sunderland.
In 2010 in the month of August 31st, Asamoah was signed by Sunderland – Premier League club. The 4 year contract deal with club was on a transfer fee of €13 million; it’s a club record. The influential footballer continued to give impressive displays in all the matches that he appeared. In the year 2011 on January 16th, Gyan scored a goal for Sunderland club at the 94th minute in a match against Newcastle. That was so amazing for he equalized the goals of both the teams making Newcastle not to have their ‘second win’ title against the club. After appearing in a number of matches, Gyan had a hamstring injury making him predict his miss to play for the remaining seasons. He recovered and played the last match of that season for his club.
In 2011 on September 10th, Gyan left for a long loan season with Al Ain FC. The transfer fee was €6 million and it was part of his loan period. That was amusing to him because that salary was approximated to be 4 times his previous pay. Gyan as always did not disappoint and he scored a total of 22 league goals making that 10th league season a big success. In 2012 on July 6th, the Ghanaian footballer was fully signed to Al Ain club for a 5-year deal at a transfer fee of over €6 million per season. He did not disappoint and he helped the club to retain their ‘champion’ league title.
Gyan announced using his website that he extended his contract with Al Anil club to 2018, though in 2015 on 7th July, he confirmed that he joined Shangai SIPG – Chinese Super League club. At Shanghai SIPG club, Gyan was received weekly pay of €227, 000; this salary made him to appear in the list of best paid professional footballers in the world. Asamoah Gyan is now playing for Kayserispor – Turkish club, which he joined on July 5th 2017. Asamoah Gyan stats for this club so far is quite impressive as well. During Super Lig, he appeared in 12 matches in which he scored 1 goal though he was given 1 yellow card. During Turkish cup, he scored 3 goals in 5 matches that he appeared; he was also given 1 yellow card. This shows that Asamoah Gyan is very disciplined making his fans to be very proud of him. Asamoah Gyan salary 2018 with his current club Kayserispor is set to be €550,000. He also receives €15, 000 for each match he appears.
Asamoah Gyan family
The lucky parents of Asamoah Gyan are Cecilia Amoako and the father is Baffour Gyan. He has two brothers; Baffour and Opoku. Assamoah's mother Cecilia Gyan Mensah lost her life in a car accident in the year 2012.
Wife and children
Asamoah is a husband to a lady called Gifty and they are blessed with 3 beautiful children. Gifty, Asamoah Gyan wife and the kids named Fredrick Gyan, Rafael Gyan, and Floyd Gyan live in Accra -Ghana, as Gyan is known to ply his abroad trade. Nowadays, the influential footballer is no longer putting his family away from the public; he shares more information about them using photos on his social media pages and he also expresses his deep inner love for them during his media interviews.
Asamoah Gyan admits that his busy schedule hinders him from spending much more time with his lovely kids. For instance, he revealed at an interview with Delay Show that was in 2017 that his football career has denied him time to play fatherly duty effectively. The prolific football striker with a record of scoring 6 goals in World Cup, is the best in Africa and his family is definitely proud of him. We are still in the dark about Asamoah Gyan wedding dates and photos.
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Asamoah Gyan house
Asamoah Gyan receives a very huge check out of his football career making most to wonder what he does with the cash. If you say that he is living a good life, it is an understatement. This is because he lives a life that is a fairy tale to many. He owns exotic cars, a private jet ‘La Basillaca De Baby jet’, and lives in mansions. Here we will share with you just a peek of Asamoah Gyan posh and lavish life.
Asamoah Gyan house worth is approximated to be $3 million. It overlooks the Weija Dam making it have an incredible view for nature. The beautiful mansion has a total of 3 floors each with a lovely and a unique theme. Security is vital and Asamoah Gyan did not fail in that area, each of the three floors has security features and ‘bullet proof’ doors. Other features of that mansion that will definitely leave your month open is the big swimming pool and 2 bars. The location of the mansion is at Kasoa, a very exclusive area. From the picture looks, the house is worth the $3 million because of its high-class features. The prolific striker makes many to work hard to stop living a fairy tale life.
Asamoah Gyan cars
We bet that they will make many to envy his posh life. He drive exotic and expensive cars in which he flaunts with them on his social media pages. Gyan knows the meaning of self-love; he reward his efforts by living a lavish life. Some of the car models that he owns include Mercedez-Benz SLA AMG that is worth around $250, 000 and Rolls Royce Phantom that is worth around $400, 000. In simple words, very few people can afford the kind of models, Asamoah Gyan owns in his garage.
Asamoah Gyan business
Asamoah Gyan knows how to properly handle his huge check, he lives a lavish life and he also owns a number of business. He has few years in the field and therefore his businesses will maintain his life after retirement.
Some of his businesses are:
1. Mama Vits Noodles and Rice
The prolific striker imports food products that require instant cooking such as noodles and even rice. He launched it 2012 and the products make impressive sales in Ghanaian market.
2. Asa Band
Asamoah Gyan is in love with music to an extent of channeling some of his huge check on a musical band that is referred to as Asa band. He launched the band back in 2015 and they perform at different functions. The amusing part is that “Fly Away’ album belongs to the band.
3. Boxing promotion
Asamoah Gyan is part and parcel of the boxing operations. His aim is to nurture talented Ghanaians in boxing. The boxing lightweight champion going by the name Emmanuel is also at the company.
4. Events management
Asamoah Gyan owns ‘Jetlink Events & Logistic’. This business mogul’s company is located at Adjiringanor, Accra-Ghana. It is responsible for organizing events and construction of trusses, stages, public address systems, lights, LED screens, and tents for events.
5. Baby Jet Plaza
Asamoah Gyan owns a plaza as well in East Legon at Accra-Ghana. It is found in GCB Banks, Cal Bank, and HFC Bank and it houses a number of companies as well as shops.
6. Real estate
The Ghanaian footballer has invested his huge check in real estate as well. He owns a number of beautiful mammoth buildings in Ghana, he rentals them mainly for housing or even shops.
7. Transportation business
Asamoah Gyan news of having more than 20 coaches that transport Ghanaians to & from Accra, Kumasi, and other countries that neighbor Ghana awed many. It is a big investment that bring him huge returns. He is truly an influential player in Africa.
Asamoah Gyan is very successful and it is undeniable that many youths are working hard to be life him. His hard work as well as dedication in everything he does in surely paying off. Gyan inspires very many people not only the footballers, but also every body with a desire to succeed.
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