Mother of Ghana Striker Inaki Williams Begs Son To Get Her Ronaldo's Jersey at World Cup

Mother of Ghana Striker Inaki Williams Begs Son To Get Her Ronaldo's Jersey at World Cup

  • The mother of Inaki Williams has implored her son to get her Ronaldo's son ahead of the group opener
  • The Black Stars of Ghana will face the 2016 European champions on Thursday at the Stadium 974
  • Williams will be leading the line for the four-time African champions against Portugal in Qatar

Inaki Williams' mother has made a plea to her son, to get her the jersey of Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo after their Group H opener.

Madam Antwiwaa Williams is rooting for her son to lead Ghana to victory when the Black Stars face Portugal on Thursday.

However, she has a soft spot for Ronaldo, who is her favourite player of all-time.

Ronaldo, Inaki Williams, World Cup, Ghana, Portugal
Inaki WIlliams' mother has requested Ronaldo's jersey from her son after the Black Stars face Portugal. Credit: @GhanaBlackstars @FIFAcom @gbcghanaonline
Source: Twitter
“I have asked Inaki to get me Ronaldo’s jersey after the match because I like him (Ronaldo). But on Thursday, I want Ghana to beat Portugal” she said as quoted by gbcghanaonline.

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Williams' mother visited her son at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Doha, as the Black Stars round off preparations for their opener.

She urged her son to make a significant impact in the game, in what will be his fourth appearance for the Ghana national team.

“I am supporting him to score goals, but I have also told him to pass the ball to another player if he can’t score. He shouldn’t be selfish” she said.

His junior brother, Nico Williams made his Spain World Cup debut in the thrashing of Costa Rica on Wednesday.

Why Inaki Williams chose Ghana

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Inaki Williams has finally explained why he chose to play for the Black Stars of Ghana at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, revealing his grandfather had convinced him.

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The 28-year-old, who plays for La Liga club Athletic Bilbao, will hope to make Africa proud at the prestigious competition.

En route to the World Cup, Ghana dismissed the Super Eagles of Nigeria in the play-offs and got the ticket to Qatar.

Williams made grandfather a promise

Inaki Williams has disclosed that his 90-year-old grandfather promised he would die in peace, the day he saw him wearing the Black Stars jersey and playing for Ghana.

The Athletic Bilbao forward decided to play for Ghana in June after switching allegiance from Spain, having made one senior cap for the European country.

Inaki made his Ghana debut in the friendly against Brazil, before following that up with another appearance against Nicaragua.