Ghanaian strike Asamoah Gyan has officially retired from active football.
The footballer announced his retirement in a statement issued today, June 20, 2023.
The 37 years old said, “It is time…that voice has been clear in my ears, and I have succumbed to it, IT IS TIME. IT IS TIME TO HANG THE JERSEY AND BOOTS IN GLORY as I retire officially from active football”.
Gyan began his professional career with Liberty Professionals in Ghana in 2003.
He later played for teams in France, England, Turkey, China, and the United Arab Emirates.
He is the Ghana national team’s all-time leading scorer, with 51 goals in 106 matches.
He was instrumental in Ghana reaching the round of 16 of the 2006 FIFA World Cup and the final of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.