Paintsil Reveals Atsu’s Secret Talent : Former Ghana international footballer John Paintsil has recounted an interesting story about the late Christian Atsu Twasam that has not been told before.
Paintsil who played for Premier League sides West Ham United and Fulham could not stop his tears flowing during the funeral of the late Atsu on Friday in Accra.
Aside the football talent of the former Chelsea , FC Porto and Newcastle United winger , he was also a talented story teller as revealed by Paintsil.
“I think it is a last respect we are giving to our beloved brother Christian Atsu Twasam. Fun time we had in camp. I remember when the team was preparing for one of the Cup of Nations. Atsu was one of the people who had this self creativity. He can create a movie , tells some story and then come out with the scripts and then give it to people to act and all.” , John Paintsil said to Pulse Ghana on Friday.
Paintsil continued :
“He was a great person and the lesson I learnt from him is he was a giver. He always put people before him. He has that leadership qualities in him and he has respect for people.
He always remembered where he was coming from and knows what the society has given him and he always tries to give back to the society.
He was a great person. Though he was a young star when he came to the national team but he came with a big heart. He was small outside but inside he was big.”
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