- Actor Dr Likee has show gratitude to supportive friend Asamoah Gyan
- The comic actor has credited his success to the former Ghana captain
- Gyan has been a supporter to different people in very diverse ways
Ghanaian actor, Dr Likee, known in real life as Ebenezer Akwasi Antwi, has paid a heartwarming tribute to former Black Stars captain, Asamoah Gyan.
The comic actor has been friends with Gyan and sometimes plays hilarious roles depicting the ex-Ghana skipper.
According to Dr Likee, the Black Stars legend has been heavily invested in his success as an actor, by supporting him in various ways.
Dr Likee is currently among the most popular movie stars in the country, inking various deals with different businesses.
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In a post on social media, the actor called on Ghanaians to help him show gratitude to the goal-poaching Gyan.
“The world should help me thank this gentleman for all he has done for me in my entire life. He is the brain behind my success,” the actor wrote, accompanied by photos of the forward on Instagram.
“He supported me a lot including my foundation 'STREET LIFE' at Angelic Tv. God bless you and you will always remain in my heart. I love you Asamoah Gyan.”
Gyan is widely revered on the continent following his achievements in football. The 36-year-old is also noted for his philanthropic works.
Gyan reacts after Ashimeru's display
Sports Brief had also reported on former Black Stars captain, Gyan saying he feels vindicated after new Ghana midfielder, Abdul Majeed Ashimeru's cameo against Angola.
The Anderlecht star made a huge impact in the 18 minutes that he played, as the Black Stars shared the spoils with the Palancas Negras in their AFCON qualifier on Monday.
Gyan had earlier protested after the midfielder was dropped for the World Cup in Qatar last year, taking to social media to vent displeasure at Ashimeru's omission from the team.
Gyan backs struggling Inaki Williams
In related news, Sports Brief reported on former Ghana captain, Gyan jumping to the defence of misfiring forward, Inaki Williams.
The Spanish-born Ghanaian forward had another difficult game as the Black Stars laboured to a hard-fought win against Angola.
Williams was replaced in the 70th minute by match-winner Antoine Semenyo but has received a message of support from Gyan.