(Ghana) My Father Is My Greatest Critic – Crystal Palace’s Jordan Ayew


Black Stars and Crystal Palace striker Jordan Ayew has said his famous father Abedi Pele is his greatest critic. The 28-year-old has been revived since he joined the Eagles this season. 

The Ghana international is Palace’s top scorer with nine goals to his credit and has been influential in the side’s surging run in the English Premier League. 

And the hugely talented striker has opened up on the influence of his famous father on his career.  “My dad has given us so much, in everything, and not only to me, to the whole family,” Ayew told UK Base Tv Station Sky Sports.”

The only way we can say thank you is to perform week in, week out for him to be proud and that’s what we try to do.”   Abedi certainly keeps Ayew on his toes. “He doesn’t watch the games live because he’s a bit too anxious, so they record them and he watches them afterward,” said Ayew. 

“Then, when he’s finished, he briefs me a bit. If I’ve not done well, he tells me I’ve not done well. And if I have done well, he still tells me I’ve not done well.”  “It drives me,” he says. “I can’t give my dad enough praise, really. He’s  and I’m lucky to have a father who knows football


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