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Former Ghana international Kwadwo Asamoah announces retirement from football aged 33

Former Ghana international Kwadwo Asamoah has announced his retirement from football as a player aged 33, and is set to begin life as a football agent.

The former Asokwa Deportivo and Liberty Professionals midfielder, made his senior debut for Ghana in 2009, under Frenchman Claude Le Roy and, went on to win 74 caps for the Black Stars, scoring four goals, ending in 2019.

Asamoah, represented Ghana at four AFCON tournaments and two FIFA World Cups, winning a silver medal at the 2010 African championship in Angola.

At club level, Asamoah played for Italian sides Udinese Calcio, Juventus, Inter Milan and Cagliari between 2008 and 2021.

He won 13 trophies in Italian football, and, is the most decorated African footballer to have ever played in the European country.

In all, Asamoah made 279 league appearances including 250 league starts, the most by any African at present.

At age 33, he may have retired too early by Ghanaian and African standards, but, he is believed to have taken this decision on his career due to the rate of injuries that he has faced in the last couple of years.

Kwadwo Asamoah will however, go down in history as one of the most disciplined and dedicated players that ever played for Ghana at international level.

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