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Asamoah Gyan is latest footballer to be honoured with a truly awful statue

The Ghana striker joins the club of players to have completely unrepresentative sculptures made in their image

Deary me.

We have ANOTHER contender for worst football statue.

And according to Twitter it has been done by the same genius that completed the masterpiece of Michael Essien we told you about last week.


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This time it is Asamoah Gyan’s turn to have to smile awkwardly while standing next to an abysmal attempt to recreate his image.

According to Twitter the artist created this statue as a tribute to Gyan as Ghana’s all-time leading goalscorer.

You can clearly see the characteristics of the artist’s work in the similarities between this piece and the Essien statue.


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The metallic gloss, the bizarre leg position, the extremely out of proportion limbs and the extra-terrestrial nature of the face are all clear pointers these two were done by the same person.

Looking at Gyan’s, it appears that the model is actually melting into the grass that it is standing on.

His right foot seems like its underground while he is controlling the ball with his shin.

His left leg is in a weird lunge position that you just wouldn’t see on the pitch.

It is difficult to tell which one is the real Ronaldo

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It is difficult to tell which one is the real Ronaldo

However, it would be unfair of us not to give credit where credit is due.

The as yet unknown artist has actually nailed Gyan’s haircut and style.

The resemblance to the real Gyan standing in the picture is almost perfect, everything from the moheican to the pattern shaved into the side is spot on.

Maybe this guy does have some talent after all?