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Asamoah Gyan

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Asamoah Gyan ( ASS-ə-MOH-ə JAHN; born 22 November 1985) is a Ghanaian former professional footballer who played as a striker. He is a former captain of the Ghana national team.Gyan began his career in 2003 with Ghana Premier League club Liberty Professionals scoring ten goals in sixteen matches then spent three seasons with Serie A club Udinese via two seasons loan at Modena netting on fifteen occasions in 53 league matches and at Udinese where he scored 11 times in 39 league matches. In 2008, Gyan joined Ligue 1 club Rennes, netting fourteen times in forty-eight league matches during two seasons. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Asamoah Gyan has received more than 2,807,410 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 53 in 2019). Asamoah Gyan is the 2,891st most popular soccer player (up from 2,917th in 2019), the 19th most popular biography from Ghana (down from 17th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Ghanaian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Asamoah Gyan ranks 2,891 out of 16,880Before him are Magnar Isaksen, Simon Mignolet, Adalbert Steiner, Stipe Pletikosa, Xabier Azkargorta, and Huh Jung-moo. After him are Muhamed Mujić, Bob Glendenning, Ricardo Villa, Ivan Gudelj, Haris Seferović, and Joseph Gonzales.

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Among people born in 1985, Asamoah Gyan ranks 83Before him are Simone Simons, Demba Ba, Aja Naomi King, Laurent Koscielny, Isabel Lucas, and J Balvin. After him are Emile Hirsch, Hernanes, Mohamed Sissoko, Domenico Tedesco, Deontay Wilder, and Rosa Salazar.

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Among people born in Ghana, Asamoah Gyan ranks 19 out of 121Before him are John Atta Mills (1944), William Boyd (1952), Joseph Arthur Ankrah (1915), Ignatius Kutu Acheampong (1931), Tony Yeboah (1966), and Samuel Kuffour (1976). After him are John Mahama (1958), Sulley Muntari (1984), Stephen Appiah (1980), Hilla Limann (1934), Fred Akuffo (1937), and Gerald Asamoah (1978).


Among soccer players born in Ghana, Asamoah Gyan ranks 6Before him are Abedi Pele (1964), Marcel Desailly (1968), Michael Essien (1982), Tony Yeboah (1966), and Samuel Kuffour (1976). After him are Sulley Muntari (1984), Stephen Appiah (1980), Gerald Asamoah (1978), Kwadwo Asamoah (1988), Alphonso Davies (2000), and Derek Boateng (1983).