- Ghanaian commentator, A Plus, has placed Mohammed Polo ahead of Lionel Messi
- A Plus named his top three players of all time and excluded the Argentine legend
- According to A Plus, Polo isn't getting talked about because of few video recordings of his hay days
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Controversial social commentator, Kwame A Plus, has picked former Ghanaian footballer, Mohammed Polo, over six time Ballon d'or winner and Argentina forward, Lionel Messi.
A Plus, known in real life as Kwame Asare Obeng, also named his top three footballers of all time with the Ghanaian just behind Pele and Maradona.
In a post on his Facebook wall, A Plus explained his statement and believes Polo deserves more credit.
“Mohammed Polo was better than Lionel Messi,” A Plus wrote with an old picture of Polo.
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“The only reason why you'll argue is because the Gama films set up by Kwame Nkrumah to keep records of great Ghanaians and events was sold for 1 dollar. Tapes containing our history and movies were thrown out to be destroyed by rain and sun.
“Ghana!!! Tweaa!! Anyway, the best footballers of all time are Pele, Diego Maradona and Mohammed Polo.”
Mohammed Polo was the star of Ghanaian and Africa football in the early 70's to the late 80's, playing for clubs in Ghana and abroad.
Polo is famously known for his days with Accra Hearts of Oak, where he scored 145 goals in 232 games.
He earned big money move to the United Arab Emirates to join Al Wasl before returning to rejoining Hearts of Oak.
Nicknamed the dribbling magician, Polo also played for FC 105 Libreville, Shell FC and Great Olympics.
He scored 20 goals for Ghana in 54 games and was a member of the 1978 Africa Cup of Nations winning team. In 1975, he was named Ghana's player of the year.
Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that, former Ghana international, Mohammed Polo, is backing current Black Stars coach, Charles Kwablan Akonnor to remain as head of the technical team.
Following the disappointing defeat to the Bafana Bafana of South Africa on Monday, Mohammed Polo has called for support for the indigenous coach.
In an interview with OTEC FM, Polo stated that it is better to keep C.K Akonnor than to waste money on foreign coaches.