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Michael Essien
Michael Essien

United Kingdom

Michael Essien is the most popular Ghanaian footballer playing today Playing for Chelsea FC, he is one of the key players of Ghana Black stars. He is a strong and very technical player.


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Created: 28th Feb 2008
Modified: 9th Jul 2008
Professional Information
Professional Areas:
Soccer
Employer:
Chelsea FC / Blacks Stars
Position:
Midfield player
Working primarily in:
Ghana

Description of Work:
Born in Accra, December 3rd, 1982, Michael Essien started play at Liberty FC in Accra as a young talented. he was part of the under 17 Ghana national team during the world cup in 99 before joining the french club of Bastia. He moved for Lyon after 3 years spend at Bastia in 2003. Since 2005, he is the most expensive african player with his record transfer fees of 38 millions of euros.
he was in part of the best eleven of the last african nations cup in Ghana and scored 3 goals during the tournament. Strong, technical, he is blessed with a good shoot in the field , he is like the heart of the team because of running so many kilometers during the game.

Biographical Information
Michael Essien
(At a Glance)
Date of Birth: Dec/3/1982
Interests: Soccer, design, movies and music
Location:
  City: London
Place of Origin: Ghana
Born in Accra, Michael Essien started play at Liberty FC in Accra as a young talent. He was part of the under 17 Ghana national team during the 1999 World Cup before joining the French club Bastia. He moved to Lyon after 3 years at Bastia in 2003. Since 2005, he has become the most expensive African football player with a record transfer fee of 38 millions of Euros.

He was in part of the best eleven of the last African Nations Cup in Ghana and scored 3 goals during the tournament. Strong and highly technical, he is blessed with good shooting in the field and immense stamina that allows him to run many kilometers during every game.


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