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.
Gyan is the all-time leading goalscorer of the Ghana national team, with 51 goals. He represented Ghana at the 2006, 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cups. With 6 goals, he is the top African goalscorer in the history of the World Cup. Gyan has also represented Ghana at the 2004 Summer Olympics and in seven Africa Cup of Nations in 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2017, helping them finish in third-place in 2008 and runner-up in 2010 and 2015.
On 5 July 2017, he joined the Turkish club Kayserispor.
- POSITION: Forward
- HEIGHT: 5’10” (1.80m)
- WEIGHT: 170 lbs (77 kg)
- AGE: 31 DOB: November 22, 1985
- POB: Ghana
Asamoah Gyan made his 20 million dollar fortune with Modena & Ghana. But how does this talented passionate football player from Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana spend his money? And how rich is this single in terms of friends & family?
Black Stars captain, Asamoah Gyan, has obtained a license from the government of Ghana, to operate an airline in the country.
The airline, Baby Jet Airlines, is expected to commence operations soon.This was announced by President Akufo-Addo at the 2017 African Airshow at the Kotoka International Airport.
Reports suggest that the company will commence operations with cargo handling, before expanding subsequently to airlift travelers.
It is, however, unclear whether the Airline will be solely focused on domestic travels and cargo handling, or will operate within the sub-region or serve as an international airline.
Black Stars captain, Asamoah Gyan has ventured into the production of water with the introduction of sachet water on to the Ghanaians market.
The footballer has stepped up his game making investments in businesses which resonates with the public.
Dubbed Paradise Pac drinking water, Asamoah is certain it will rival popular ones like Ice pack, mobile water, Special Ice among many others.
Since the president announced Asamoah Gyan’s acquisition of a license to operate an airline, many Ghanaians became happy for the captain but then little is known about the other numerous businesses owned by the Black Stars captain.
The captain has been very productive in the business world and has invested in a lot of companies besides the airline that was announced.
The Black Stars captain has a chain of businesses under his Gyan Group of Companies being run by his close associate, Samuel Anim Addo.
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.