At first, it may seem that business and football are two different matters. Still more and more world football players make a decision to invest their money in the fields outside football to ensure cottonwool living in the future. Ghanaian players are not an exception. Very often we hear news from Ghana about players-businessmen.
Such football stars with international fame as Cristiano Ronaldo, David Beckham, and Neymar all are owners of different businesses which are not connected with football. So, it is not a surprise that Ghanaian players also have decided to become businessmen to look ahead with confidence.
Investing money in the spheres outside football is a very wise decision. Sooner or later football career will come to its end, and these guys will enjoy the results of their business success.
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We have gathered interesting information about five popular Ghanaian players who own their businesses:
1. Asamoah Gyan – The Black Stars Captain
He can be called for sure the most successful Ghanaian footballer outside the game. Despite his active football career, Asamoah Gyan is a businessman involved in a variety of businesses.
He has invested his earnings into such businesses as event management, transportation business, real estate, boxing promotion, sachet water production, and others. Asamoah Gyan even applied for a license to operate an airline.
This talented player and successful businessman has all chances for bright and wealthy future.
2. Derek Boateng – Former Ghana International Midfielder
He is another famous Ghanaian footballer-businessman on our list. Derek Boateng has invested his earning into a plush hotel in Accra. He hopes to gain profit from there after finishing his football career. The hotel’s name is the Mandieta hotel. This five stars hotel has world-class facilities, including pools and gyms.
3. Laryea Kingston – Former Hearts of Oak Player
His name is also on the list of the most hard-working players of Ghana. After retiring this football star ensured that his investment into the field outside football now gives good profit. He has invested his earnings into lands for further selling to real estate companies.
4. Sulley Muntari – Former Black Stars Midfielder
Sulley Muntari is now 32. The former midfielder of Black Stars has left his club, but he has one thing that can be hardly taken away from him, it is his business. He has chosen cars and other motors for investing his money. Now he is an owner of a garage in Italy. So, he can be called without a hesitation a successful player outside football.
5. Tony Yeboah – Former Leeds Striker
He is considered to be one of the most successful football players originated from Ghana. This retired football star also has chosen hotel business for investment. The investments of Tony Yeboah can be found both in Kumasi and Accra.