André Ayew

Ayew in 2010, photo by

Birth Name: André Morgan Rami Ayew

Place of Birth: Seclin, France

Date of Birth: 17 December, 1989

*75% Ghanaian
*25% Lebanese

André Ayew, also known as Dede Ayew, is a French-born Ghanaian professional footballer. He is a winger or forward for Ligue 1 club Le Havre, and is the captain of the Ghana national team. He has also played for Marseille, Lorient, Arles-Avignon, Swansea City, West Ham United, Fenerbahçe, Al Sadd, and Nottingham Forest. In 2011, he was named the BBC African Footballer of the Year, and Ghanaian Footballer of the Year. He began his playing career in Ghana.

André is the son of Maha and professional footballer Abedi “Pele” Ayew. His father was three-time African Footballer of the Year. His half-brother, Ibrahim Ayew, and brother, Jordan Ayew, also are professional footballers, as are his uncles Kwame Ayew and Sola Ayew. André is married to Yvonne, with whom he has a son.

André is a Muslim.

André’s maternal grandfather was named Alhaji Abdul Aziz Khaldi. Alhaji was a Lebanese Muslim.

A picture of André’s parents and maternal grandfather can be seen here.

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