Asamoah Gyan Siblings: Meet Mary, Opoku And Baffour Gyan – Asamoah Gyan is a former Ghanaian professional footballer born on November 22 1985 in Accra, Ghana.
Asamoah Gyan started his footballer journey at younger age. He finished primary school in 1999 at Seven Great Princess Academy in Dansoman. He continued his education at Accra Academy Secondary School from 1999 to 2002 after successfully completing his basic education.
He was a former captain of the Black Stars and last played for Legon Cities FC. He represented Ghana at the FIFA World Cups in 2006, 2010, and 2014, earning the nickname “Baby Jet” for his speed on the field.
He became the Ghana Senior National team’s all-time leading scorer with 51 goals in 109 international matches. He scored Ghana’s first World Cup goal in 2006 and scored the decisive goal in 2010 to send Ghana to the quarter-finals to become the third African to achieve the record until Morocco broke it at the 2022 World Cup.
He has made seven appearances in the Africa Cup of Nations tournament, two of which have reached the finals. Unfortunately he lost both. He is the second-highest scorer for Ghana at AFCON with eight goals.
On Tuesday, 20th June 2023, Asamoah Gyan officially announced his retirement from professional football during Afremximbank 30th Annual Meeting at the Accra International Conference Centre.
He announced his retirement with tears in the presence of Ivory Coast football icon Didier Drogba and other football legends. Asamoah Gyan was spotted sobbing profusely as he announced his retirement, as his close friend Drogba held him and tried to console him.
Asamoah Gyan joined Sunderland for a club record fee of £13.24 million in 2010. He stayed for three seasons, scoring 11 goals before leaving the club.
After playing for Udinese, Modena, Stade Rennais, and Sunderland in Europe, he moved to Asia to play for Al Ahli, Shanghai SIPG, North East United, and Al Ain, where he became one of Africa’s richest and highest paid footballers.
He joined Al Ain FC on loan from Sunderland and signed a permanent contract the following year. His time at Al Ain in the UAE Pro-League saw him finish as the club’s top scorer with 24 goals after 27 matches, securing the league title.
Asamoah Gyan Siblings: Meet Mary, Opoku And Baffour Gyan
He has three siblings; two brothers and one sister; namely Mary Gyan, Opoku Gyan and Baffour Gyan.
She is the first and only daughter of Cecilia Gyan Mensah and Mr Baffour Gyan Mensah. However her other details are not much known on the internet.
Opoku Gyan, also known as Zieggy, is Asamoah Gyan’s third brother and a businessman. Opoku has always kept his personal life from social media.
He was a footballer who played as a striker for the Black Stars senior national team. He made his Ghana debut in 2001 and retired in 2008, appearing in 25 games and scored four goals. His brother Asamoah Gyan has eulogised and labelled him as his ‘God’ over the years, indicating that he is the reason for his success today.