Video of Sulley Muntari's belter for Portsmouth against Aston Villa on this day in 2007 drops

Video of Sulley Muntari's belter for Portsmouth against Aston Villa on this day in 2007 drops

Lukman Mumuni
December 8, 2021 at 9:19 PM
  • Sulley Muntari scored amazing goals for Portsmouth during his time in the English Premier League
  • On December 8, 2008, the Ghanaian midfielder netted a beautiful goal against Aston Villa
  • In celebrating his performance on that day, video of the goal has been circulating on social media

Ghanaian football legend, Sulley Muntari carved his named in the history of the English Premier League on this day in 2007, when he scored an outstanding goal for Portsmouth against Aston Villa.

Muntari netted a brace as Portsmouth defeated Aston Villa 3-1, but it was his strike few yards from the center circle that endeared him to the Pompey fans.

In photos posted on Twitter, spotted by, the Ghanaian was remember for the famous belter.

Muntari celebrating against Aston Villa. SOURCE: Twitter/ @ghanasoccernet Getty Images
Video of Sulley Muntari's brace for Portsmouth against Aston Villa on this day in 2007 drops. SOURCE: Twitter/ @ghanasoccernet Getty Images
Source: Twitter

Muntari, who was man of the match in the game doubled Portsmouth lead after Craig Gardner had netted an own goal in the 10th minute. Muntari's goal was a beauty after taking on two defenders before beautifully curling home.

The Ghanaian then put the game beyond Aston Villa by netting his second to make it 3-0 for Portsmouth.

Gareth Barry pulled one back for the hosts from the spot in the 72nd minute.

Sulley Muntari played 29 times for Portsmouth, scoring four goals and winning the FA Cup before Italian giants Inter Milan snatched him up the following season.

Sulley Muntari trains with Dwarfs' star Jindo Morishita

Earlier, reported that, former Ghana international, Sulley Aliu Muntari, has been spotted training with Ebusua Dwarfs' Japanese striker Jindo Morishita.

The former Portsmouth and Inter Milan star is yet to announce his retirement from the game despite being inactive for three years.

In a photo posted on Twitter, sighted by, the 37-year-old shared a moment with Morishita, who is preparing for the new season.

Sulley Muntari spends time with Kwabena Yeboah

Meanwhile, a beautiful throwback photo of Ghanaian legends, Sulley Muntari and Kwabena Yeboah has popped up on Social Media, as the pair watched a match in Accra.

Sulley Muntari, a former Black Stars midfield dynamo and president of the Sports Writers Association of Ghana Kwabena Yeboah, were watching a game between Hearts of Oak and Great Olympics.

In a photo posted on Facebook, sighted by, the footballer and the TV presenter are seen sharing the moment together. Read more:

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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.