New Atletico Madrid Forward Depay Dazzles in Local Ghanaian Wear

New Atletico Madrid Forward Depay Dazzles in Local Ghanaian Wear

  • Memphis Depay has shared a moment of love for Ghana
  • The Dutch-winger has Ghanaian heritage and visits during vacation
  • Depay completed his move to Spanish club Atletico Madrid on Friday

Dutch international, Memphis Depay has not forgotten his Ghanaian roots as he styled up in the traditional Kente wear.

The 28-year-old forward sealed a move to Spanish giants Atletico Madrid from Barcelona on Friday, January 20, 2023.

Depay was born in the Netherlands to a Ghanaian father and a Dutch mother, but the winger loves to spend time in the West African country when he is on vacation.

Memphis Depay, Atletico Madrid, Barcelona, Ghana
Memphis Depay has been spotted in traditional Ghanaian wear. Credit: @memphisdepay
Source: Twitter

In photos shared on social media, Depay portrayed his love for Ghana by wearing the traditional Kente cloth- mostly worn by the Akan kings.

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Memphis Depay seals move from Barcelona to Atletico Madrid

Meanwhile, Depay is set for a new adventure in Spain after leaving Barcelona to join rivals Atletico Madrid in the winter transfer window.

The former Manchester United attacker signed a two-and-a-half year deal to join the Rojiblancos.

Having battled injuries at the start of the season, Depay lost his position at Barcelona, making only four appearances in the ongoing campaign.

However, the move to Atletico is expected to give him the chance to redeem himself following a troubled campaign under Xavi Hernandez.

Depay previously played for PSV and Olympique Lyonnais.

Memphis Depay joins Atletico Madrid

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Memphis Depay has joined Atletico Madrid from La Liga rivals Barcelona in the winter transfer window.

The 28-year-old Dutch-born Ghanaian signed a two-and-a-half year deal. The deal includes an option for Yannick Carrasco to join Barcelona in future.

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Depay immediately joined his new teammates in training as he begins a new journey in his career.

Depay agrees Atletico Madrid move

Memphis Depay's Barcelona adventure is finally coming to an end.

The Dutch star has been linked with a move away from the Spanish club for some time now and is finally on the brink of making a move.

Trusted journalist Fabrizio Romano confirmed that Delay will be now joining Atletico Madrid. The Madrid and Catalan sides have agreed on a deal worth approximately €3 million, and Depay just has to complete his medicals.