Leicester City Defender Daniel Amartey Gifts Man Who Helped Him Ten Years Ago a New Car

Leicester City Defender Daniel Amartey Gifts Man Who Helped Him Ten Years Ago a New Car

Lukman Mumuni
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:26 PM
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  • Daniel Amartey has bought a car for the man who helped him as a young footballer
  • The Leicester City defender repaid the man for his kindness ten years ago
  • Amartey has been a regular for Leicester City this season in the English Premier League

Black Stars defender Daniel returned a favour to a man who helped him ten years ago after gifting him a new car.

The Leicester City defender presented the car to the man through former Ghanaian footballer Awudu Issaka.

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Daniel Amartey has bough a car for the man who helped him while he was hungry after training ten years ago. Credit: @SaddickAdams @LCFC
Source: Twitter

According to sports journalist, Saddick Adams, the player remembered the man for a kind gesture he made to him during his youth football days.

The said man bought food for the then young Amartey, who was visibly hungry after a training session. The act left a huge mark on Amartey and after a decade he decided to repay the man with a new car.

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Amartey left Ghana in 2013 to start his career in Europe, where he joined Swedish club Djurgardens IF. He later moved to FC Copenhagen in Denmark before Leicester City signed him in 2016.

The 28-year-old has been a key figure at the King Power Stadium, making 17 appearances in the Premier League this season.

Amartey is also one of the leaders in the senior national team of Ghana, playing at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Amartey returns to Leicester

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Ghana defender, Daniel Amartey, has finally touched down in England to begin pre-season with last season's English FA Cup winners, Leicester City.

The 26-year-old center back reported to camp on Monday, July 12, 2021 as the 2016 English Premier League champions begin preparations for the 2021/22 season.

In photos sighted by Sports Brief on Twitter, posted by Leicester, the Black Stars player is seen arriving at the club's LCFC's training ground.

Amartey joins Black Stars camp

Arsenal star Thomas Partey, Daniel Amartey of Leicester City and Crystal Palace's Jordan Ayew have arrived at the Black Stars camp in Qatar ahead of the AFCON 2021.

The English-based stars and Swindon Town goalkeeper Joseph Luke Wollacot joined the team as preparations continued for the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon this month.

In photos posted on Twitter, sighted by SportsBrief.com, the players immediately zoomed into training as coach Milovan Rajevac supervised practice.

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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.