What You Didn’t Know About Former Blackstars Captain Stephen Appiah. 

Stephen Appiah born 24 December 1980 has embarked on his journey as a professional footballer playing for topnotch club teams and also a teammate with current Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola.

Things You Never Know Stephen Appiah Did. 

Did you know Appiah nearly gave up on football due to hepatitis?

Did you know Appiah finished 8th in the race for Africa Footballer of the Year in 2008? 

Did you know more than 50% of the money Appiah made in football was given away as gifts to the needy in society? 

Did you know Appiah used to pay for flight tickets for Black Stars players when he was captain of the team? 

Did you know despite being rumored to be broke, Appiah still owns more than six houses in Accra’s most expensive area, East Legon? 

Did you know in 2002 Appiah was once detained in Paris airport for carrying €30,000 more than the allowed amount you’re supposed to travel with? 

Did you know Appiah was earning around €2,633,020.65 while with Istanbul side Fenerbahce? 

Did you know Appiah is credited with uniting the current Black Stars and making it the attractive cash cow it is now? 

Did you know Appiah was part of the Ghana squad which won the FIFA U-17 World Championship tournament in 1995 at age 14?

Did you know Appiah is married to the childhood sweetheart he met aged 14?  

Did you know Appiah made his Black Stars debut on his 16th birthday replacing the mighty Abedi Pele? 

Did you know Appiah designed a clothing line named StepApp that was released in late November 2007 in his hometown of Accra? All proceeds go to the StepApp foundation

Did you know Appiah has a son who plays for Premier League side Great Olympics?

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