Asamoah Gyan, a prominent figure in Ghanaian football, believes he deserves immense respect for the sacrifices he has made for the national team. With an impressive record of 51 goals in 109 appearances, Gyan has left an indelible mark on Ghanaian football since his debut as a teenager in 2003. He became an integral player and eventually captained the team.
One of his notable achievements was leading the Ghana squad at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, where he became Africa’s all-time top scorer in the tournament, scoring a total of six goals.
However, Gyan’s journey with the national team has faced challenges, and he has faced criticism for pivotal misses, particularly his penalty miss that cost Ghana a spot in the semi-finals of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
In a recent interview on Asempa FM, Gyan emphasized his perspective, stating that he believes he has made more sacrifices for Ghana’s national team than any other player in the country’s history. He expressed his unwavering commitment to the team and his efforts to contribute whenever he represented his country.
Despite not actively playing for over two years and focusing on punditry and scouting players, the 37-year-old former Sunderland and Al Ain striker insists that his career is not over. He is determined to make a comeback and continue his football journey.