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Jordan Ayew

Jordan Pierre Ayew  is a professional footballer who plays as a winger or forward for Premier League club Crystal Palace and the Ghana national team.

Family Background

Ayew is the son of former Ghana national football captain Abedi Pele and the brother of fellow players André and Ibrahim Ayew.

Career in Ligue 1

Ayew played for Sochaux and Lorient after leaving Marseille. He then moved to the English side, Aston Villa, in 2015, where he finished as the team's top scorer in his only full season despite the team's relegation.

International Debut and Major Tournaments

Born in France, Ayew made his senior debut for Ghana in 2010. He has earned over 100 caps and played in two FIFA World Cups (2014 and 2022) and six Africa Cup of Nations tournaments.

Transfer to Swansea City

In 2018, Ayew moved to Swansea City, where he again ended the season as the club's top scorer, though the team was relegated from the Premier League.

Move to Crystal Palace

Following Swansea's relegation, Ayew joined Crystal Palace. He has made over 200 appearances for the club since his transfer.

Success at Crystal Palace

During his time at Crystal Palace, Ayew became the highest-scoring Ghanaian in Premier League history and received multiple accolades, including the club's Player of the Season award.

International Highlights

Ayew played a key role in Ghana's national team, contributing to their runner-up finish in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations and participating in numerous other international competitions.

Personal Life

Ayew is married to Denise Acquah and has two children. He holds dual nationality, being both Ghanaian and French, and comes from a family with a strong footballing background.