Football is now a favorite worldwide sport that individuals enjoy and have more excitement. Investors have tended to go into football through creating football academies, buying and selling of talented players, setting up sporting bets and more.
In Ghana, the football dream always started at home whereby mostly boys play gutter to gutter footballs, on town parks, and more.
The National football team is now a top-level as it has been rated as one for the best teams in the World and has the quality of players. We then have identified top footballers who have helped the national football team become a top-notch.
The football legend, way maker and mentor for most Ghanaian footballers served as captain of the Ghanaian national team. Known in real life as Abedi Ayew he took inspiration from Brazil world star Pelé. He played for several European clubs and found his fame in the French Ligue 1 with Lille and Marseille, the latter where he won the UEFA Champions League in 1993, among other titles. In his time for the Ghanaian team, he played 73 times as he won the African player of the year three times in a roll. Currently, his sons Dede Ayew and Jordan Ayew are now first-team players in the Black Star teams as Dede Ayew is also a captain.
Stephen Appiah, better known in real life as Stephen Leroy Appiah became his career from local top-flight team Accra Hearts Of Oak where he made 21 appearances and scored 19 goals. He 1997, he got his breakthrough to European team Udinese and emerged as a top midfielder for the team. He made his Black Star debut at age 16 as he rose to become one of the significant captains ever. He passes, tackles, assists, and goals have been significantly making Ghana a team to watch especially during the 2006 World Cup tournament.
The midfielder machine has to be a major impact star for the Ghanaian national team as he has played over 50 times for the team helping the team become one of the eye watching teams in the world. He has played for a number of European clubs becoming a major impact for the Chelsea football club, scoring unexpected and significant goals for the team, earning many calls up into the Black Star team. He made his competitive senior debut in the 2002 Africa Cup of Nations against Morocco on 21 January 2002 but had played for Ghana in a pre-tournament friendly against Egypt on 4 January 2002; since he has earned many national calls ups into the senior side as he is seen as a role mentor for young and rising footballers worldwide.
Ghana’s one time most important goalkeeper was picked as part of the Ghana National team when he earned a call up around 2006 during the African cup of Nations. He got his opportunity to be on the pitch when Richard Kingston was taken off due to an injury. He made a major impact as he played for local famous top-flight team Accra Hearts of Oak as well as Club Africain. From his impact, his name became a label on the lips of many Ghanaians worldwide for his commitment and hard work for the national team.
The 1.85m defensive player who currently plays for Metz has made his name unto the first team sheet of the Ghana National team. Kicking off his career from Schwepps youth academy, he had the chance to move on load to Stade Rennais on where he impressed them and got officially signed by them in 2009. From his hardwork, he earned a call up into the National side as he had his tournament debut in 2015 whereby based on his hardwork and impact for the Black Star team, we had a sliver wear medal for the national team. Based on his hardwork, he has about 6 goals to his name for the national side.
The new midfielder machine for the Ghanaian national team who is currently playing for Spanish side Atletico Madrid has been on a top-flight for both his club and national teams. Known in real life as Thomas Teye Partey, he has been tagged as a potential leader for the national team as top-flight teams such as Arsenal, Manchester United, and more are chasing him for his signature. In 2016, he earned his first-team calls up ahead of the 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifications. In 2018 he scored his first hat-trick for the national side during the 2018 Fifa World Cup Qualifications. Since then, he has become a top-flight for both country and club as he has helped the national side improve much more.