Whenever the Africa Cup of Nations is around the corner, the soccer fans begin searching for the best player within the continent. Kwadwo Asamoah has been in the spotlight for four years in a row, representing the Black Stars. Having shown his multitalented skills in the pitch as a midfielder, he is one of the promising stars in Europe. Although towards the end of the 2017-2018 season, he faced several injuries, Asa is still approaching his prime.
While at Liberty Professionals, Kwadwo Asamoah showcased his proficient skills as a midfielder. His breakthrough came about when he signed a contract in Juventus for six seasons. He combined his technical skills and dynamism, impressing his team and fans. Despite his recent injuries, which may be the reason for his poor performance at Inter Milan, his supporters have full confidence in him.
Kwadwo Asamoah Profile summary
- Name: Kojo Kwadwo Asamoah
- Birthplace: Kumasi, Ghana
- Birthdate: Dec 9th, 1988
- Nationality: Ghanaian
- Marital status: Married
- Weight: 77.1 kgs
- Height: 1.73 M
- Profession: International footballer
- Current team: Inter Milan
- Shirt number: 22
Kwadwo Asamoah biography
Kwadwo Asamoah was born on December 9th, 1988, in Kumasi, Ghana. The 30-year-old left-back midfielder is a renown African footballer who shines in one of the top clubs, Italy. He is a superstar as well as a family man.
Kwadwo Asamoah wife goes by the name Abena. They have been in marriage since 2012. The couple shares two cute children, Jason (son) and Jada Asamoah (daughter). The family lives in Turin, Italy. Kwadwo has, however, been secretive about his family background and prefers to have it low profile. Nevertheless, his younger sibling, Gabriel Asamoah, once appeared on the headlines back in 2013 when he was in trials with Udinese Football Club.
Beginning his football career
Kojo used to play for a solely owned local club when he joined Liberty Professionals, which was owned by Alhaji Tetteh. He was 20 years old when he joined Bellizona Swiss club, where he gave his best. The Italian club, Torino, recruited him on loan, and this was the beginning of his success.
In the year 2012, Juventus-Serie A champions got Asamoah and his teammate Maurice Isla. Juventus paid 9 million euros and 9.4 million euros, respectively, for him and Maurice, half of the payment of the player’s license.
His stats at Juventus
Asamoah signed for Juventus in 2012, where he showed his debut the following month when Juventus played against Napoli at Supercoppa Italiana. He scored a goal during the extra time, earning Juventus a 4-2 win. His performance impressed their then coach, Antonio Corte. Corte set him in the opening match against Parma on Aug 25th, 2012. He assisted Stephan Lichtsteiner’s goal, posting a 2:0 win. He further contributed to a 3:1 away win against Genoa, by scoring a goal. Juventus won the Serie A Championship title that season.
His excellent performance at Juventus that season prompted the team to buy Kwadwo outright, where he signed a four-year contract. On a match against Fiorentina in 2013, he scored an outstanding goal, which led to a 1-0 home win. Juventus remained the Serie A Championship title holders that year.
Kwadwo suffered a severe knee injury in November during a match against Empoli, at the beginning of the 2014-2015 season. The injury led to his disappearance during most games that season. By the time he resumed training, the season was at its peak. Juventus, nevertheless, still held the Serie A title. On a match against Napoli in March 2015, Juventus defeated Napoli, a 3-1 win.
In the 2015-2016 season, Asamoah opened their game against Melbourne Victory as the on-pitch leader. Melbourne Victory won the game after penalties. In September, the same Kojo Asamoah was sidelined the day before a match with Palermo, because of a sprained knee injury. His last game in Juventus against S.P.A.L ended in 0-0. Asa did not renew his contract with Juventus that year.
His stats at Inter Milan
Kwadwo Asamoah Inter Milan contract commenced in July 2018, after a six-year contract with Juventus. Inter Milan is his current team, having joined as a free agent. The midfielder has played a total of seven matches this season. He has, however, not scored any goal yet. His fans have not lost hope in him and are expecting positive feedback from him.
Kwadwo Asamoah salary and net worth
The primary source of wealth for Asamoah is his career as a professional footballer. His net worth as of 2017 was estimated to be $2.6 million. It was his accumulated wealth from Udinese and Juventus Football Clubs. Kojo’s current salary at Inter Milan is said to be 2.5 million euros. His net worth is said to be $6 million. He is among the most paid Ghanaian soccer players.
Football players earn a fortune from their careers. They tend to live luxurious lives, and it is worth it after all the struggle. He is not different. He loves buying new cars. Kwadwo Asamoah cars are posh, especially the latest ‘toy’, a customized dodge challenger.
Kwadwo Asamoah Instagram
Asa maintains a low profile when it comes to exposing his family affairs. However, on a few occasions, he has posted his wife and kids. Majority of his Instagram posts are pictures of him at the football pitch. The famous Inter Milan player has 931K followers on Instagram.
Kwadwo Asamoah is one of the best players in Ghana. His family has always been supportive in his career. The injuries have, however, withered him. He believes he will step-up and reclaim his fame as an elite midfielder.