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EXCLUSIVE: Ghana star Muntari saves dying child with $5,000 donation for heart operation

Published on: 10 July 2014
Sulley Muntari saves a hole-in-heart girl

By Patrick Akoto

Ghana midfielder Sulley Muntari has saved an ailing girl from death after donating a cash of $5,000 to assist her undergo heart surgery, can exclusively reveal.

The 3-year-old, known as Essor,  needed to cough up $5,000 to undergo surgery for a hole-in-heart problem.

Doctors have revealed she will die in the next couple of the days if her family fails to find the said amount for the operation.

The AC Milan star, who is famous for his charitable work, was touched by the emotional appeal on a local television station  in his native Ghana and drove to TV Africa on his motorbike himself to make the generous offer on Wednesday, Ghana’s leading football portal can confirm.

Muntari disguised himself and went to the station without being noticed by employees.

It was only at the point of making the donation that they took notice of his presence and rushed on him for photographs.

The former Portsmouth star has been slapped with an indefinite suspension from the Black Stars after was reported to have attack a top Ghana FA official.

He is currently in Ghana on holidays and will fly out in the next couple of days.

Muntari was one Ghana's outstanding players at the World Cup.


  • shine says:
    July 10, 2014 04:05 pm
    Next time shoot Moses Armah with a gun in the asshole. Next time used machine gun to distroy those evil men keep on beating them all of GFA are all satanic Agents they will pay for it sooner or later God hate them
  • Sean says:
    July 10, 2014 04:14 pm
    God bless Ghana Soccer Net for sharing this wonderful info with us. Sule isn't new to these things but I'm excited to know its finally out big. God bless you Mr. Muntari and your whole entire generation Amen. May God deal with Nyantakyi and the whole of GFA especially the coach Akwasi Appiah Amen.
  • B. Samuel( Kitos) says:
    July 10, 2014 05:07 pm
    This is what we call a real man. Sulley the almighty God will continue to bless u for donating such amount of money to save this girl. These are some of the guys we need in the country not those who will get and spend the money with friends on Ada river. God richly bless you sulley
  • extrovert says:
    July 10, 2014 05:03 pm
    dat is a very gud done suley but de GFA shd use to monies 2 do tins like dis n stop spending all money on ladies!
  • BASHA says:
    July 10, 2014 04:35 pm
    May Allah bless you bro.
  • Concerned citizen says:
    July 10, 2014 04:32 pm
    Sack Kwesi Appiah NOW!! Join the facebook campaign. The idiots at the GFA should bring back our stars
  • Ras nick says:
    July 10, 2014 03:30 pm
    Yeah!!! This guy is blessed, duck the Gfa.Jah bless bro more slaps.
  • Ras nick says:
    July 10, 2014 03:32 pm
    Sorry, l mean duck the GFA.
  • Ras nick says:
    July 10, 2014 03:34 pm
    Fuck the GFA
  • Big mouth says:
    July 10, 2014 03:34 pm
    Big ups man, meeh feel you to the max. You slapped because you have good use for your money. Keep slapping all bad minds Jah Jah Blessings.
  • afrikaba1 says:
    July 10, 2014 03:45 pm
    Well done Sule. Keep helping your country. Don't show off because idiots in the Ghana will say something bad about your good gesture. However real patroitic Ghanaians will see that you love your country more than these crooks at the Ministries and the GFA
  • afrikaba1 says:
    July 10, 2014 03:46 pm
    Well done Sule. Keep helping your country. Don’t show off because idiots in Ghana will say something bad about your good gesture. However real patroitic Ghanaians will see that you love your country more than these crooks at the Ministries and the GFA
  • jay says:
    July 10, 2014 03:48 pm
    Dats ma man! Allah bless u your gud hrt. Buh remember dat man deserves anoda slap. I dey ur bk!
  • IDEY 4U says:
    July 10, 2014 09:48 pm
    thank u suley 4 ur kind works as 4 the gfa they should keep on spendin our money on jackey appiah and co. There judgement will come soon!!
  • IDEY 4U says:
    July 10, 2014 09:53 pm
    Thank god suley donot spend his money on girls along Ada Beach. Remember "all die be die"
  • Benito says:
    July 10, 2014 10:24 pm
    God bless you' this how money should be spent..
  • Philipo nzaghi(becoled) says:
    July 11, 2014 01:32 am
    May god bless sulley 4 his other players shld take something frm wat sulley has done nd do de same to help mother ghana move 4ward.but to you kwasi nyantakyi nd uar greed personnels )gya hyemu(fire burn you all in a professional way) for squandering our money at de world cup.
  • YEBOAH says:
    July 11, 2014 07:17 am
    Good wrk suley God bless you
  • wofa yaw says:
    July 11, 2014 07:40 am
    God Bless you Sule
  • keith from germany says:
    July 11, 2014 08:14 am
    Where is boro now to comment on this? Thumbs up
  • Vinny says:
    July 11, 2014 08:47 am
    There are some talented footballers like in Ghana who hv gone wasted but with you, God placed you where you are and made you a rich footballer bcs he knows you hv charitable heart, you were not just called to be a footballer but to bless and save lives, you will own more businness outside football, some players lack and struggle with money after they retire but that will not be you, God's goodness and blessings shall follow you all the rest of your life and you shall keep blessing but just a word of advice, people in the leadership are jealous of your blessings and want to bring you down by always pushing you to the wall to act stupidly but please control your anfer and let God battle for you and you will always be seen as a winner, keep your good worjs up son. Remain blessed
  • max says:
    July 11, 2014 10:42 am
    God bless u more. U r a real man
  • John Yarfi says:
    July 11, 2014 03:22 pm
    God bless you for your donation. Continue with your generosity and focus on your career.