André Ayew

  • Date of birth : 17/12/1989
  • Position : Forward
  • Country : Ghana Ghana
 
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André Ayew

André Ayew

Clubs: Olympique de Marseille, FC Lorient (loan), AC Arles-Avignon (loan)

• The son of Marseille and Ghana legend Abédi Pelé, Ayew was born in the north of France while his father was playing for LOSC Lille Métropole.

• A product of the OM academy, he signed professional forms for the club in May 2007 and made his senior debut as a late substitute against Valenciennes FC (1-2) in August that year.

• Made a handful of Ligue 1 and UEFA Champions League appearances in 2007/08 before spending the following campaign on loan to Lorient, where he scored three goals in 22 matches.

• Farmed out again in 2009/10, to Ligue 2 outfit Arles, and helped the Provence merger club win a second successive promotion before returning to Marseille and establishing himself in the first team during the following campaign.

• A FIFA U-20 World Cup winner with Ghana in 2009, he represented his country at senior level at the 2008 and 2010 Africa Cup of Nations as well as the FIFA World Cup in South Africa, where he started the Black Stars' first four games before missing the ill-fated quarter-final against Uruguay through suspension.

• A vital cog in the OM machine since his return and earned silverware in the shape of the 2010/11 League Cup as well as a new contract in Decemeber 2011 keeping him at the club until 2015.

• Struck nine goals in 35 league games in 2012/13 to help OM to a second-placed Ligue 1 finish which returned them to the UEFA Champions League. 

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General info

  • Name: André Ayew
  • Position: Forward
  • Date of birth (age): 17/12/1989 (24)
  • Country: Ghana
  • Squad number: 10
  • Club: Marseille ( FRA)

  • Height: 176cm
  • Weight: 72kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2013/14

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Group stage)
    24/10/07: Marseille 1-1 Porto

Career statistics

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Marseille246
Total246
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Marseille83
Total83
Last updated: 08/01/2014 04:46 CET
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