Video of Asamoah Gyan Teasing Bayern Munich Legend For Crying After UEFA Champions League Defeat Emerges

Video of Asamoah Gyan Teasing Bayern Munich Legend For Crying After UEFA Champions League Defeat Emerges

Lukman Mumuni
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:10 PM
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  • Former Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan has mocked ex-Bayern Munich defender for breaking down in tears during a UEFA Champions League final defeat
  • Samuel Osei Kuffuor is fondly remembered for his tears after Manchester United defeated Bayern Munich in 1999
  • Asamoah Gyan and Samuel Osei Kuffuor played for the Black Stars at the 2006 World Cup in Germany

Asamoah Gyan took the chance to jokingly remind former Bayern Munich and Ghana defender Samuel Osei Kuffuor of his pains from the 1999 UEFA Champions League final.

The Bayern Munich legend broke down in uncontrollable tears after Manchester United came from a goal down to miraculously score twice in two minutes to win the UEFA Champions League.

In a video posted on Twitter, the two were spotted having a tete-a-tete where Gyan reminded him of 'crying like a baby' after the game.

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Asamoah Gyan has trolled Sammy Kuffuor for crying like a baby during the 1999 UEFA Champions League defeat to Manchester United. Credit: MATTHEW ASHTON/EMPICS SPORT & Action Images
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“He cried like a baby,” Gyan teased Kuffour as quoted by Pulse. Fellow ex-teammate John Paintsil interjected by questioning if Gyan was old enough to have watched the game.

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“I was old enough. In 1999, I was playing colts football at U-17 level. I was in school," replied Gyan.

Asamoah Gyan is hoping to make a return to the Black Stars team before the World Cup in Qatar.

Asamoah Gyan wants an opportunity to revenge Uruguay's defeat in Qatar

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Asamoah Gyan is hoping for the opportunity to make amends after his penalty miss at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa against Uruguay.

The 36-year-old has disclosed his desire to play at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar later this year.

And with Ghana set to face nemesis Uruguay in group H, Gyan dreams of revenging the painful defeat 12 years ago.

Sammy Kuffuor opens up on his first encounter with Messi

Legendary Ghanaian defender Sammy Kuffuor has described his first game against Lionel Messi as a real nightmare.

Kuffuor, who was then playing for Bayern Munich, faced Messi in a pre-season game in 2005.

Ahead of the game, Cameroon legend Samuel Eto'o had to warn Kuffuor about the threats of the diminutive Argentine.

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Lukman Abdul Mumin is a Sports Journalist based in Accra, Ghana. He has been writing for the past five years. Lukman joined Sports Brief as an Editor for the Local Desk in 2022.