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ABEDI PELE: ‘IT’S A GREAT FEELING WATCHING MY KIDS PLAY’

Ghanaian international and former Marseille great, Abedi Ayew Pele has indicated that he ‘feels great watching his children play’ for both club and the national team.

The ex Black Stars attacker made his name as a teenager at the AFCON 1982 and went on to have a national team career spanning 16 years.

He was a torn in the flesh of some French clubs signing for Olympique Marseille in 1987 says he ‘feels great’ when he sees Andre Ayew, Jordan Ayew and Rahim Ayew playing football.

He told AOIFootball.com; “It’s a great feeling when I sit back and watch them play in top clubs”.

“I just feel good. I’m a proud father of these boys and I’m certainly grateful to God”, the UEFA Champions League winner continued.

Abedi Pele, who won the African Player of the year three times and earned 73 caps for Ghana, scoring 33 goals was also quick to say he always have mixed feelings for his kids as he feels happy when they win and feel bad when they lose or miss chances. He added; “I must say I have mixed feelings”.

“When they win and may be score a goal, I feel great, happy and proud and when they lose and are not doing well at competitions or at club level, I feel worse although the joy of having to see them at the same level I played is ecstatic”, he indicated.

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