- Asamoah Gyan has named his all-time best player
- According to Gyan, Brazilian legend Ronaldo is the greatest he has watched
- The former Black Stars goal poacher made this known in his interview
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Former Ghana captain, Asamoah Gyan, has named his greatest player of all-time in a recent interview.
The former Sunderland goal machine has named Brazilian legend Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima as the best footballer for him.
Gyan, in an interview sighted by YEN.com.gh on Pulse Ghana, said he hasn’t watched any player who is capable of doing anything with the ball like the Brazilian.
“Ronaldo, the Brazilian, any time any day. For me, I haven’t seen any player like him. Although, there have been a lot of players. I don’t think I have seen any player like him because a striker who can do anything at any time, the strength, the speed, the dribbling abilities, the finishing, skills. it was amazing," the former Sunderland striker told Pulse Ghana.
"When I was in SSS I learnt a skill from him that I was using it to do my stuff even in the Ghana Premier League that defenders couldn’t catch me.
“I learnt a lot of things from him, tricks from him. For me, I think he is my best player of all-time,” Gyan noted.
Gyan was fortunate to play against his idol Luis Ronaldo in the 2006 FIFA World Cup in a game that ended 3-0 in favour of Brazil.
The former Real Madrid striker scored and broke Gerd Muller’s long-standing record in the Mundial as the highest scorer in the competition.
However, Miroslav Klose smashed Ronaldo’s 15-goal record in the 2014 FIFA World Cup and emerged as the all-time top scorer with 16 goals.
Gyan is also Africa’s all-time top scorer in the FIFA World Cup with six goals (6). The Ghanaian surpassed Roger Milla's record during the 2014 Mundial staged in Brazil.
Meanwhile, Gyan has opened up about the highest point in his football career.
The former Al Ain player is still living in that beautiful dream after featuring for Ghana at the World Cup.
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