michael-essienGhanaian International Professional Footballer Michael Essien is a year older today! Join African Celebs in wishing Michael Essien God’s richest blessings on his birthday and every day.

Michael Essien was born on December 3, 1982 in Ghana, Michael Essien has had a very successful footballer career

fast_forwardHe’s played for the major league teams such as Chelsea, Real Madrid, Lyon,Panathinaikos, Bastia, Milan…

Essien has won numerous awards including Ghana Player of the year, BBC African Footballer of the Year, Chelsea Player of the Year and more.

Michael Essien is an African Union Peace Ambassador,

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Essien gives back the community through his charity The Michael Essien Foundation.. he has already undertaken many projects including providing his community with public toilets, library… helping to give a hospital in his hometown of Awutu Breku a facelift, organising charity football games…more about ‘The Michael Essien Foundation’ by visiting www.michaelessiengh.co.uk 

Photo credit: Michael Essien