Ex- Black Stars Captain Stephen Appiah reveals his frightening moment in his career


Former Ghana captain Stephen Appiah has narrated the terrifying moment during his active playing career.

The former Juventus midfielder revealed that he suffered a cardiac arrest during his time with Italian giants that nearly ended his career prematurely.

”I had a knee operation in Turkey and left for Dubai for the rehab. Later in August I felt some pains in my system. By August –September, I couldn’t breathe properly and was panting even when lacing my boots,” he said on the Legends Show on GHOne.

”It became unbearable on October 18, 2007 when I was in camp ahead of a clash with Inter Milan and I complained to the club for more attention. It was scary.” he added.

Appiah 36, lead Ghana to its maiden world cup in Germany 2006.

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