Jordan Pierre Ayew is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Crystal Palace and the Ghana national team. He is the son of former Ghana captain Abedi Pele and brother of fellow player André Ayew.
Jordan Ayew Biography
Ayew is the son of Maha Ayew and Abedi Pele. His grandfather from his mother’s side is Lebanese. His father, uncles Kwame and Sola, and brothers André and Ibrahim are all current or former professional footballers as well as a sister, Imani. Ayew is a practising Muslim. He is married to Denise Acquah and they have two children.
- Date of birth: September 11, 1991
- Place of birth: Marseille, France
- Current club: Crystal Palace
- Role-playing: Forward
- Transfer worth: July 25, 2019 (Current market value $11.7 million)
- Marital status: Married (Spouse name Denise Acquah)
- Awards: Marseille Ligue 1 2010, Coupe de la Ligue three times, Trophée des Champions twice, and received Crystal Palace Player of the Year 2019–20
Jordan Pierre Ayew is another son of the great Ghanaian football legend, Ayew Pele.
He is the younger brother of Andre Ayew. He plays for the national team and also is on the books of one of the European football clubs.
Ayew made his first senior appearance for Ghana on 5 September 2010, in a 3–0 2012 AFCON Qualification match win against Swaziland, at the Somhlolo National Stadium in Lobamba, Swaziland. On 1 June 2012, Ayew scored his first and second international goals in a 2014 World Cup qualification match win against Lesotho, at the Kumasi Sports Stadium in Kumasi, Ghana. In December 2011, Ayew was named to the Ghana national team provisional 25-man squad for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations, and in January 2012 he was selected for the tournament’s 23-man squad.
In June 2014, he was included in the Ghanaian squad for the 2014 World Cup. In Ghana’s last warm-up match before the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil on 9 June 2014, Ayew came on as a first-half substitute for the injured Majeed Waris and ended up scoring a hat-trick in a 4–0 victory over South Korea.
Jordan Ayew was part of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations team in Equatorial Guinea that took a silver medal as result of losing out to Ivory Coast on a penalty shoot-out whom they clinch the African Cup, which occurred on 8 February 2015.
Jordan Ayew Net Worth
He was formerly at Lorient, a club side in the French Ligue and currently, he plays for the English club side Crystal Palace FC where he earned an annual salary of £1.7 million.
Jordan Anyew is currently the 5th richest footballer in Ghana.