Michael Essien, Ghana - 41 years

Michael Essien from Ghana have had advanced positions among the top scorers in Champions League 2004/2005 and Africa Cup of Nations 2008 but never scored enough goals in any season to become the leagues number one top scorer.

Michael Essien (or Michael Kojo Essien as his full name is) is today 41 years old. His date of birth was 3 December 1982, and he was born in Accra, Ghana. His most common position on the field was midfielder. In total he did 59 matches wearing his national team sweater and scored 9 goals in these games. He ended his football career as a player in 2020.

Michael Essien top scorer list postions

League, Team Season Goals Position Age Winner/leader
Africa Cup of Nations
13 25 Samuel Eto'o
Champions League
7 22 Ruud van Nistelrooy

Information about Michael Essien

Complete name
Michael Kojo Essien
Player position
Date of birth
3 December 1982
Place of birth
Accra, Ghana
178 cm
National team caps
National team goals
Source: Wikipedia

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