Ghana striker who failed the penalty against Uruguay received death threats
Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan was threatened with death in his country, after failing the penalty in the final minute of overtime against Uruguay, which would allow the pass to semifinals of the World Cup 2010.
Now, Gyan returned home, and fears for his life after a series of threats against him.
Stade Rennes striker, self-proclaimed “the author of the important goals” for his country, spends his days with police custody.
History has proven that the passion for soccer can often be a double-edged sword. Colombian Andres Escobar, was murdered in 1994 after making an own goal in the U.S. World Cup that year.