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Black Stars Captain, Asamoah Gyan says there isn’t a rift between himself and Deputy Captain, Andre Ayew rather it is the media peddling falsehoods to stoke animosity where there is none.
On the customised armband issue, Gyan submitted to Deloris Frimpong Manso on the Delay Show:
“There was an understanding between myself and Andre that I would wear the customised band to mark my goal scoring milestone, in the event I scored and he was cool with it.”
He added: “I blame the media who are fanning a phantom rivalry between myself and Andre.”
Gyan who has been a Black Star player for fourteen years and captain for five noted even presidents face opposition “but I am the captain of the Black Stars. If other players don’t like it, well too bad.”
He expressed frustration with his recent injuries hampering his form however quick to add that they aren’t major injuries which sideline players for eight months and more.
“I am more guarded now. Watching my diet and sleeping more. Stress also causes these muscle problems.”
According to Gyan-31, he started playing football early so folks assume he is old but he is actually a relatively young fella who has more years to play.
“I could say I have done a lot in football and retire but the passion keeps me going,” adding “I don’t have plans of retiring now.”
On investment, the former Al-Ahli Dubai F.C player who is reported to be joining Turkish side, Bursaspor for a €200,000 per week deal says as he matures he sees the need to be purposeful and has invested his money wisely adding he does not regret purchasing his $3m mansion in Kasoa as that was his dream house.
When Delay quipped, was it not wasteful expenditure to have purchased a shark for about $25,000 and put it in an aquarium at his mansion, the player and entertainer remarked, he planned relocating the shark to the sea when it matures but it sadly broke its container and died noting however that he is more frugal now.