5 nostalgic moments as former soccer star Abedi Pele turns 54

5 nostalgic moments as former soccer star Abedi Pele turns 54

Abedi Ayew Pele who turns 54 years on Monday, November 5, 2018 is arguably the greatest Ghanaian footballer.

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Abedi during his active days captained the Black Stars from 1992 to 1998.

He was part of the Ghana team that won the African Cup in 1982 which was held in Libya. He featured 73 times for the Black Stars scoring 33 goals in the process.

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The first football club Abedi signed for was Real Tamale United (RTU) in 1980.

Abedi has played for top European clubs like Olympique Marseille, 1860 Munich, Lyon, etc.

As he celebrates his 54th birthday, Briefly.co.za brings you 5 wild photos of Abedi which prove that he was really a maestro.

1. In this photo, Abedi helped Olympique Marseille to win the EUFA Champions League in 1993

5 wild photos of Abedi Pele as he turns 54

Abedi and his teammates jubilating Source: BBC News

2. Abedi Pele outmuscled Paolo Maldini in a game between Marseille and AC Milan

5 wild photos of Abedi Pele as he turns 54

Abedi Pele in action against AC Milan Source: BBC News

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3. He has always been there when the nation needs him

5 wild photos of Abedi Pele as he turns 54

Abedi Pele representing Ghana Source: BBC News

4. Abedi Pele and his son, Andre Ayew who currently plies his trade in the Turkish top-flight for Fernerbahche

5 wild photos of Abedi Pele as he turns 54

Abedi Pele and his son Andre Ayew Source: BBC News

5. Abedi Pele is now a football administrator. He is the owner of Nania FC, a second-tier side in Ghana

5 wild photos of Abedi Pele as he turns 54

Source: Sky Sports

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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