Asamoah Gyan born 22 November 1985 in Accra is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Kayserispor and captains the Ghanaian national team.
Gyan began his career in 2003 with Ghanaian Premier League club Liberty Professionals scoring a prolific ten goals in sixteen matches then spent three seasons with Serie A club Udinese via two seasons loan at Modena netting on fifteen occasions in 53 league matches and at Udinese where he scored 11 times in 39 league matches. In 2008, Gyan joined Ligue 1 club Rennes, netting fourteen times in forty-eight league matches during two seasons. In 2010, Gyan joined Premier League club Sunderland, breaking the club’s transfer record and netting on ten occasions in thirty-four Premier League matches during two seasons.
In 2011, Gyan joined Al Ain of the UAE Pro-League on loan and became the league’s top-goalscorer, scoring 24 times in 27 matches. In the following season, Gyan permanently joined Al Ain and once again became the league’s top-goalscorer while he helped Al Ain retain the UAE Pro-League title, scoring an impressive 28 goals in 32 matches. In the 2013–14 season, Gyan prolifically scored on 44 occasions in 40 matches with Al Ain.
- POSITION: Forward
- HEIGHT: 5’10” (1.80m)
- WEIGHT: 170 lbs (77 kg)
- AGE: 31 DOB: November 22, 1985
- POB: Ghana
Here are a few of them you probably didn’t know.
1. Coach Buses.
He has over 30 buses plying the Accra-Kumasi route. Let’s just say he’s got VIP buses of his own.
2. Baby Jet Promotions.
This is his boxing promotions company. They currently promote and manage Emmanuel “Game Boy” Tagoe the IBO Lightweight champion.
3. Real Estate.
The footballer is into real estate development and has a lot of buildings and apartments which he rents out to individuals and companies. He also has a lot of hostels spread across the country.
4. Gas Stations.
He also has a number of gas stations around the country under his name.
5. ASA Band.
The ASA Band is owned by the Black Stars captain and he sometimes performs with them.
6. Mama Vits Noodles and Rice.
This is a food company that imports noodles and rice and it’s owned by the captain of the Black Stars.
7. JetLink Events & Logistics.
This is one of his companies that is into the construction of stages, trusses, lights, Public Address systems, tents and LED screens for all events.
He is also in the mining industry and has a lot of mines producing gold to his credit.
9. Water Company.
He also has a company producing bottled water in the country known as Paradise Pac Drinking Water.
10. Airline Business.
The baby of the companies has to do with the newly announced airline company that will be dealing with cargo for now.
This is an entertainment hub with a pub, club and event center.