Paris Saint German and Argentina superstar, Lionel Messi has described former Ghana captain, Asamoah Gyan as one of the greatest goalscorer.
According to the seven times Ballon d’or winner, throughout his career as a footballer, Asamoah Gyan will remain one of the best strikers he has ever seen.
The former FC Barcelona talisman disclosed that Gyan’s goal against Germany in the 2014 World Cup is one of the best goals he likes as a footballer.
Messi said in an interview with 90Minutes Extra that, “I like his hard work and dedication to his national team and his clubs,” Messi told 90MinutesExtra.
“I’ve watched him play several times and I really like the goal he scored against Germany in Brazil.”
“I might say that, he is one of the greatest goal scorers I have ever seen.”
Gyan began his career in 2003 with Ghana Premier League club Liberty Professionals scoring ten goals in sixteen matches then spent three seasons with Serie A club Udinese via two seasons loan at Modena netting on 15 occasions in 53 league matches and at Udinese where he scored 11 times in 39 league.
In 2008, Gyan joined Ligue 1 club Rennes, netting fourteen times in forty-eight league matches during two seasons.
In 2010, Gyan joined English 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.
Asamoah Gyan is currently unattached after leaving Ghana Premier League outfit Legon Cities FC..
He remains Ghana’s all-time topscorer with 51 goals after 109 caps for the Black Stars…