Asamoah Gyan celebrates his birthday by posting simple, but elegant photos and a message that it’s an event to be remembered because of the way he’s progressed and expressing gratitude to God for his life.
The former Black Stars shared the photos on his official Instagram handle as he turns 36 years today, November 22. Gyan is thankful that he is alive this day as he marks his one-year birthday. He wishes himself a good life, health, prosperity, protection, and anything else he can think of.
Many people are not alive to see another year pass by, and the Ghanaian professional footballer who last played as a striker for Legon Cities FC has relived his birthday by recognizing the blessings of life and praising God for all He’s done in his life, and it is a moment to be remembered.
Sharing the photos, the all-time Black Stars most goalscorer wrote;
“I am happy to live till this day, it is an occasion worth celebrating . On this day , I wish myself a life filled to the brim with happiness , health & prosperity . Happy birthday to me”
Asamoah Gyan is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Legon Cities FC and is the former captain of the Ghanaian national team.
In 2003, Gyan started his career with Liberty Professionals in Ghana’s Premier League. He scored ten goals in 16 matches. After that, he spent three seasons on loan with Serie A club Udinese through two seasons loan at Mode. He netted on fifteen occasions in 53 league matches, as well as at Udinese, where he scored 11 goals in 39 league matches.
Gyan joined Ligue 1 team Rennes in 2008, scoring fourteen goals in 48 league matches over two seasons. Gyan joined Premier League club Sunderland in 2010, breaking their transfer record. He netted ten times in thirty-four Premier League matches over two seasons.
Asamoah Gyan was loaned to Al Ain, the UAE Pro-League’s. He became the league’s top-goalscorer, scoring 24 goals in 27 matches. The following season saw Gyan join Al Ain permanently and again became the league’s top-goalscorer. He also helped Al Ain keep the UAE Pro-League title by scoring an impressive 28 goals over 32 matches. Gyan scored 44 goals in 40 matches played with Al Ain during the 2013-14 season.
With 51 goals, Gyan is the most all-time goalscorer for the Ghana national soccer team. He represented Ghana in the 2006, 2010, and 2014 FIFA World Cups. He is the highest African goalscorer in the history of the World Cup. Gyan represented Ghana at the 2004 Summer Olympics, as well as in seven Africa Cup of Nations (2008, 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2017). This helped them to finish third in 2008 and second in 2010 and 2015.