Asamoah Gyan Finally Breaks Silence As Today Marks 10 Years Since He Missed Penalty Against Uruguay


A last minute penalty had been awarded to Ghana in extra time, and Asamoah Gyan, who has scored two previous spot kicks was the man behind the ball. He stepped up and missed. The ball hit the crossbar and sailed over.

Ghana went on to lose the subsequent penalty shoot and crashed out. Africa’s dream was shattered, at the first ever tournament hosted in Africa. The date? 2nd July, 2010 – exactly 10 years ago.

Well, Ghanaians have been ‘celebrating’ this penalty miss by Asamoah Gyan. The trolls have gotten to Asamaoh Gyan and hes decided to speak up.

Asamoah Gyan took to his Twitter page and twitted,

We celebrate failure more than achievements. Me di333 I dey my corner dey enjoy myself. My family is very proud me. That’s what matters to me the most

Asamoah Gyan continued,

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