- Sulley Muntari has disclosed that Asamoah Gyan is part of his success story following his prophecy into his AC Milan career
- Asamoah Gyan and Sulley Muntari played together in the national team with both complimenting each other in the Black Stars team
- Sulley Muntari plays for Hearts of Oak in the Ghana Premier League after an illustrious career in Europe
Former Ghana midfielder Sulley Muntari has revealed that his career at AC Milan took off after Asamoah Gyan prophesized into his time with the Italian giants.
The Hearts of Oak star disclosed he was crestfallen at the Africa Cup of Nations in 2012 because of poor form and was worried it will hamper his AC Milan career.
However, in Asamoah Gyan's book, LeGyandary, the 2010 UEFA Champions League winner spoke about how the legendary forward sparked him to life during the tough times.
"Asamoah Gyan is part of my success story. He is a teammate and a good friend. My fondest memory of Asamoah Gyan was in Gabon 2012," he said as quoted by Ghanaweb.com.
"I could not play my best at the tournament despite my best efforts. Around that time I had signed a contract with AC Milan. One night Asamoah Gyan walked up to me and said, everybody knows you are not having a good game here but where you get to AC Milan you will a lot of goals.
"To my surprise his words came to pass. I have kept these words to my heart till date."
Asamoah Gyan and Sulley Muntari played together at three World Cups and two Africa Cup of Nations.
These days Gyan is unattached while Sulley Muntari plays for Ghana Premier League side Hearts of Oak.
Asamoah Gyan confirms brawl between Sulley Muntari and management member
Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Asamoah Gyan has confirmed that teammate Sulley Muntari was engaged in a brawl with one of the management members of the Black Stars during the World Cup in Brazil 2014.
The Black Stars team were embroiled in controversy at the tournament with the players threatening to boycott their final game over unpaid appearance fees.
Government had to fly $3 million to prevent the players from carrying on with their plans but before the money arrived the Black Stars camp was shrouded in controversy.
Source: Sports Brief News