Today June 18 is Father’s Day and what better occasion to celebrate some of the fathers who make the nation proud on the soccer pitch.
Footballers across the world are very protective of their kids, rarely putting them under the spotlight.
However, they are quick to bring them out onto the pitch especially to celebrate a title triumph.
Perhaps the most iconic image (below) of a Ghanaian footballer and kids belongs Abedi Pele Ayew which was captured on his return to the country after the 1992 AFCON finals loss to Cote d’Ivoire.
View some more photographs of Black Stars players – past and present – with their children below;
Black Stars skipper Asamoah Gyan spends some time with one of his children
Sulley Muntari with his son
Christian Atsu poses for a family portrait with his sons
Samuel Inkoom with his son.
Black Stars and Torino midfielder, Afriyie Acquah recently displayed his fatherly instincts bringing his son along for Black Stars training.
Stephen Appiah with his kids
Laryea Kingston recently secured a boot deal for his son, Jacob from Ace Honor.
Andre Ayew spends time with his daughter, Anna.
Jordan Ayew with his son, Pico.
Juventus star Kwadwo Asamoah with his son and daughter