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KWADWO ASAMOAH RETIRES FROM ACTIVE FOOTBALL AT AGE 33

An amazing career that spanned more than 15 years has been brought to a successful close by the former star player for both Juventus and Inter Milan.

At the age of 33, former Ghana national team player Kwadwo Asamoah has stated his intention to retire from playing professional football.

Asamoah has made the decision to retire from playing football professionally and instead pursue a career in sports management as a football agent.

The midfielder, who was born in Kumasi and had an exceptional career with Juventus in Italy, now holds the record for the most appearances made by an African player in the history of the Italian Serie A. (279 games).

During his six-year stint with Italian Serie A giants Juventus, during which he won thirteen (13) titles, he moved on to their arch-rivals Inter Milan in 2018 on a free transfer. Since then, he has won fourteen (14) trophies with Inter Milan.

Asamoah represented Ghana in the Africa Cup of Nations on four separate occasions (in 2010, 2012, 2013, and 2019) and was able to tally two goals for the Black Stars throughout those competitions.

As a member of the Ghana national team, he participated in the 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cups. In all, he has made eight appearances and contributed one assist in football’s biggest tournament.

Asamoah was selected to play for Ghana’s senior national team 71 times, and he scored four goals while he was there.

 

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