12 Facts About Jordan Ayew

1.

Jordan Pierre Ayew was born on 11 September 1991 and is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Crystal Palace and the Ghana national team.

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2.

Jordan Ayew is the son of former Ghana captain Abedi Pele and brother of fellow players Andre and Ibrahim Ayew.

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3.

Jordan Ayew signed a three-year professional contract with Marseille in 2009.

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4.

Jordan Ayew made his debut for the senior team on 16 December 2009 in a league match, scoring the equaliser against Lorient.

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5.

Jordan Ayew explained the style and quality of play that Lorient proposed was the reason behind the decision.

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6.

Jordan Ayew scored his first goal for the club on 24 October 2015 against his elder brother's club, Swansea City, in the 62nd minute.

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7.

In June 2022, Jordan Ayew signed a contract extension keeping him at the club until 2023.

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8.

On 1 June 2012, Jordan Ayew scored his first and second international goals in a 2014 World Cup qualification match win against Lesotho, at the Kumasi Sports Stadium in Kumasi, Ghana.

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9.

In December 2011, Jordan Ayew was named to the Ghana national team provisional 25-man squad for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations, and in January 2012 he was selected for the tournament's 23-man squad.

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10.

Jordan Ayew was part of the Ghanaian team in 2015 Africa Cup of Nations which took place in Equatorial Guinea that took a silver medal as result of losing out to Ivory Coast on a penalty shoot-out whom they clinch the African Cup, which occurred on 8 February 2015.

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11.

Jordan Ayew was part of the Ghanaian team in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations that was eliminated at the group stage of the competition.

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12.

Jordan Ayew is married to Denise Acquah and they have two children.

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