Video Laryea Kingston discloses hiding in car boots to escape pressure from family and friends

The former Ghana international says the poverty level in Ghana put much pressure on foreign based players whenever they return home for holidays.

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Laryea Kington has revealed that he used to hide in car boots and taxis to dodge friends and family members due to high demands from them whenever he returned home from abroad during his active playing days.

The 36-year-old ex-Black Stars midfielder who was born in the poverty stricken Bukom, a suburb in the Accra Municipality admitted that his community requires his support, but the pressure became unbearable at certain points and he had to adopt 'hide and seek' strategy to avoid friends and family members.

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“Sometimes when I need to fly back to my club, I don’t know who will tell my friends and other people in my community. The will rush to my house in their numbers and occupy the whole street waiting for me to give them money before I depart,” Laryea revealed on the Football Legends Night Show on GhOne TV.

“The demand and pressure becomes so intense that sometimes I have to go in my car boot or disguise myself and leave with a taxi,” he explained.

Laryea Kingston stated that the current generation of players are facing similar challenges which leave them with nothing to save for the future.

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“The same pressure is happening now to the current generation of footballers who are struggling to meet the high demand from friends and relatives.”

 

 

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