Gerald Asamoah

  • Born: (Mampong, Mampong Municipal, Ashanti, Ghana)

Gerald Asamoah is a Ghanaian-born German former footballer who played as a forward. He was known for his pace and strength.

Asamoah made his debut for Germany in 2001 against Slovakia, making him the first African-born black player to ever play for the side, as Erwin Kostedde and Jimmy Hartwig, two previous internationals with black ancestry, were both born in Germany to African-American fathers. He scored on his debut, and went on to play in the 2002 and 2006 World Cups.

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