Former England and Liverpool FC’s number-one goalkeeper, David James has praised legendary Ghanaian striker, Tony Yeboah, for the impact he had in the English Premier League.
Tony Yeboah transferred to Leeds United from Bundesliga side Eintracht Frankfurt in a £3.4 million deal during the 1995 winter transfer window.
He quickly endeared himself to the Leeds United faithful due to his striking abilities.
Touching on the impact Yeboah had in the Premier League, David James praised him stating that he paved the way for Ghanaian players in the league.
James told Premier League Productions, that every country needs someone that will represent them abroad and for him, Tony Yeboah was the flag bearer of Ghana in the Premier League.
He added that Yeboah’s presence in the Premier League made a way for the Ghanaian players in the Premier League.
The ex-England shot-stopper concluded that Tony Yeboah was strong and scoring shocking goals, and was just a delight to watch.
He was voted Player of the Year In his second season at Elland Road.
Yeboah scored a total of 32 goals for Leeds United in 66 appearances.