World Cup Penalty Miss Still Haunts Me- Asamoah Gyan.


Ghana forward Asamoah Gyan has revealed he has not gotten over the 2010 World Cup penalty miss against Uruguay which cost Ghana a semi-final slot.

According to Gyan, memories from hitting the crossbar in that game still haunts him anytime he is alone.


Ghana lost the match through penalties, although Gyan redeemed himself by scoring from the spot, but missed in regulation time is what became the subject of discussion and still hurt many Ghanaians but the player has disclosed that it’s not only Ghanaians who are still hurt by that missed, as he is also been haunt anytime he is alone he

“Till today, anytime I’m alone, it still haunts me,” Gyan told TV3 Ghana

“Sometimes I feel like the world should go back again so I can redeem myself but I know that is something that will haunt me for the rest of my life.

“I accept that because there is nothing I can do about it. I went to save my country but I ended up being the villain, which I accept because I know how people feel”, he stated.”

The 2010 World Cup in South Africa has till date been Ghana’s best performance at the stage.

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