Former Ghana Captain Asamoah Gyan Fires Back at Critics With Cryptic Message After World Cup Comments

Former Ghana Captain Asamoah Gyan Fires Back at Critics With Cryptic Message After World Cup Comments

  • Asamoah Gyan has replied critics after claiming he should retire following his World Cup comments
  • Several Ghanaian fans took to social media to express their views after the former Black Stars captain revealed his desire to play the World Cup
  • The ex-Sunderland star has been training to get in shape and make a claim for a position in the Black Stars team

Legendary Ghanaian forward Asamoah Gyan has fired back at critics after he expressed his desire to make a return to the national team for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

The 36-year-old on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 told the BBC, he is eyeing a return to the Black Stars ahead of the World Cup in Qatar.

His comments received major backlash on social media, with many stating the former captain should just retire.

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Asamoah Gyan has replied critics after blasting him for his World Cup comments. Credit: @ASAMOAH_GYAN3 Getty Images
Source: Twitter

However, Gyan replied with lyrics from popular and controversial Ghanaian artiste Shatta Wale.

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According Gyan, he is the news that everybody wants to feed on.

"One man thousand ....“I’m the news and go make u keep talking," he wrote on his Twitter page with a photo of himself standing close to his mural.

Asamoah Gyan has been inactive since leaving Legon Cities in April 2021, but the striker has been involved in personal training as he tries to stay in shape ahead of the World Cup.

Asamoah Gyan starts training ahead of 2022 World Cup

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that legendary Ghanaian forward, Asamoah Gyan, is leaving no stone unturned in his quest to make a return to the Black Stars for the 2022 World Cup.

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Asamoah Gyan revealed his desire to make another appearance at the World Cup on Tuesday August 16, 2022 and has been undergoing personal training to get back in shape for the tournament in Qatar.

In a video posted on social media, Gyan is seen seriously going through some drills as he sheds a bit of weight off.

Asamoah Gyan eyes revenge against Uruguay at the 2022 World Cup

Asamoah Gyan is hoping for the opportunity to make amends after his penalty miss at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa against Uruguay.

The 36-year-old has disclosed his desire to play at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar later this year.

And with Ghana set to face nemesis Uruguay in group H, Gyan dreams of revenging the painful defeat 12 years ago.

Source: Sports Brief News