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Asamoah Gyan is living the dream

Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan wanted to be a football star from the beginning and he is now a happy man

Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan is living the dream. The Shanghai SIPG player has risen to a football superstar on the African continent and world at large, a dream Gyan had as a kid.

The former Liberty Professionals, Udinese, Modena, Rennes, Sunderland and Al Ain player has performed at the highest level for both club and country.

The Ghanaian star who has 48 goals in 93 caps for the Black Stars is also the top scoring African at a FIFA World Cup tournament.

Gyan is surely living the dream and despite the criticisms that has sometimes come with his choice of clubs, the player made known after being honoured the Sports Fans Personality of the Year that he was living the football dream

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Gyan said:

“If somebody says he or she is living in his dream, hope everybody understand him. I remember when we were kids a teacher walks in and asked what you want to be in future some were saying Lawyers and President and stuff, the only thing I always said was to be a football star.

"I want to achieve a lot in football. That was why I said I’m living in my dream so. I’m a happy man right now.

“Whenever my old friends see me, they remember I said it and I have lived by it. So I’m motivating all the guys who are looking up to me and the other Black Stars players that it is possible they can do it despite everything.

In my career, I have seen ups and downs and a  lot of criticism and stuffs. But I am here I am today.”

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The Shanghai SIPG player is on holidays after the Chinese Super League season ended in November.

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