Sports News of Sunday, 14 January 2018
Inarguably, African players continue to dominate the football realm. Ghana, in particular, has provided world-class footballers such as Michael Essien, Andre Ayew and of course, Asamoah Gyan.
Asamoah Gyan is currently the richest footballer in Ghana. Born in Accra Ghana on 22nd November 1985 in Accra Ghana, the footballer, nicknamed ‘Baby Jet’ earns an approximate weekly salary of £226,923.07.
The striker and captain of the Ghanaian National football team began his career in 2003 when he was only 17 years old. He then played for the Ghanaian Premier League Club.
In 2010, he signed a $13 million deal with Sunderland, and on 10th September 2011, he joined Al Ain on loan, after which he joined the club permanently.
Currently, Asamoah is the Striker-Centre-Forward for Kayserispor, a contract that began on July 5, 2017, which will end on July 30, 2019.
The 6’1” striker Asamoah Gyan has an estimated net worth of $23 million.
Asamoah’s assets include his McCarthy Hill house worth $3 million and his Rolls Royce worth about $400,000.
Asamoah has lately obtained a license to operate a private airline, ‘Baby Jet Airlines’ in Ghana.
Clearly, there is no stopping Ghana’s richest footballer.