Asamoah Gyan is a professional footballer with Ghanaian roots. Born on the 22nd of November 1985, this striker and captain of Ghana’s national team is a man of excellent talent. The 32-year-old player begun his successful football career in Ghana’s premier league where he played for liberty professionals. While at this club, he managed to score ten goals in 16 matches he played. Ever since, Asamoah Gyan has advanced his football career by playing for different international clubs including Rennes, Udinese, and Sunderland, which plays in the English premier league.
Asamoah has scored many goals throughout his football career making him one of Ghana’s highly sought-after players. He was part of Ghana’s 2006, 2010 and 2014 FIFA world cup squad, in which he has scored 6 goals, making him the top African scorer at the world cup. He also represented Ghana in 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015, and 2017 African cup of nations. He helped the team finish second in 2010 and 2015 while taking the third place in 2008. These are some of the interesting facts you did not know about Asamoah Gyan. The subsequent paragraphs will shade more light on 7 facts everyone should know about Asamoah.
Asamoah Gyan salary
According to transfer market , Asamoah's current worth is £765,000. His current contract expires on June 30th, 2019.
Asamoah Gyan wife
Asamoah's legal wife is called, Gifty Gyan. Together, they have three children, two boys, and a girl. Gyan and his wife have been together since 2003 but made things official in 2013, after having their second child.
Asamoah Gyan cars
Asamoah has some of the most expensive and impressive cars in the market. Of course, affording such a life is not quite a challenge for a man of his capacity. Below is a list of his cars:
Mercedez-Benz SLS AMG with a price tag of $250,000
Rolls Royce Phantom believed to have cost him $400,000
Asamoah Gyan house
Asamoah Gyana lives in a luxury house located in Kasoa, Accra. The house, La Basilica De Baby Jet is a three-story building immaculately built with a strategic view of the Weija dam. Each floor in the house has a unique theme. The house has state of the art security features including bulletproof doors. The house is estimated to have cost $3million.
Asamoah Gyan business
Apart from playing football, Asamoah has his hands on other income generating ventures. Some of his businesses include:
Mama Vits Noodles and Rice
Asamoah has his money invested in the importation of food products such as noodles and rice. Mama Vits Noodles and Rice was launched late 2012 to become one of the many food products in the market.
Asamoah is not shy to prove his love for music, even if it means putting his money where his heart is. This is the case with Asa band. In December 2015, Asa band was launched and hence been performing at different events and functions. Asa band has recorded an album titled Flyaway, in a bid to prove that they are committed to the game and business.
Asamoah has his money invested in events management. If you are familiar with JetLink Events & Logistics, it will not be hard for you to believe that he is the owner. The company constructs stages, lights, trusses, Public addresses systems, LED screens, tents as well as organizing events.
Apart from the businesses mentioned above, the footballer has his money invested in the real estate, baby jet plaza, hostel management, transport, water vending (Paradise Pac Water), boxing promotion, and baby jet airline.
Asamoah Gyan Sunderland
Gyan signed into the premier league on August 31, 2010, with club Sunderland on a 4-year deal. The deal was sealed at a club record of £13million. Here, he was given the squad number 33 shirt, and scored his first goal on September 11, in his first game against Wigan Athletic. He came in as a substitute for Danny Welbeck. Asamoah celebrated his first start for Sunderland by scoring Sunderland’s only goal in their league cup exit against Westham United. He scored two goals for Sunderland in his first premier league match against stoke city. His scoring streak followed three days later when he scored an equalizer against Tottenham at White Hart Lane, a game that ended with a 1-1 draw, moving Sunderland to the 7th position in the league table.
Asamoah's scoring success continued to Sunderland's game on 16 January 2011, where he scored an equalizer goal during the 94th minute against Sunderland's local rivals Newcastle United. This goal stopped Newcastle from getting their second win of the season. On February 5th, 2011, Gyan scored a goal away at stoke city. On 12th February 2011, he placed the ball in the net against Tottenham on the 11th minute of the game.
Asamoah Gyan Kayserispor
Asamoah Gyan joined Kayserispor on 5th July 2017.
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