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Ghanaian starlet Partey writing the headlines at Atletico Madrid

Published on: 19 November 2012

By Akyereko Frimpong Manson

Ghanaian starlet Thomas Teye Partey is hogging the headlines at Spanish giant Atletico Madrid. 

At a tender age of 19, Partey possesses relentless ball retention abilities and incredible ball circulation capabilities earning him comparison to Barcelona's Andres Inieta.

The Krobo Odumasi-born has been a shinning example at the hallowed Atletico Madrid youth academy.

And has already made a first team appearances for Los Colchoneros, setting up one of the goals in the 2-1 win over Colombian side Millonarios in May.

Atletico boss Diego Simeone has been monitoring the progress of the young midfielder who is exhibiting growing subtlety and ingenuity.

His powerful long range that narrowed the deficit for the Atletico B in last weekend's 2-1 loss at Sporting Gijón just adds to his immeasureable qualities.

Youth football development watchers in the Spanish capital have tipped the youngster to excel.

He is flourishing at the academy together with compatriot Benjamin Akoto Asamoah who plays for the Atletico Madrid III.


  • vs says:
    November 20, 2012 09:46 pm
    please guys we are all one people irrespective of which tribe you come from God bless our homeland
  • POW says:
    November 20, 2012 10:30 am
    AFTER 50 YEARS OF INDEPENDENCE You are now boasting with players from Krobo land who are excelling? What should the Northerners, Akans and the Ga's also say b'cos players from these tribes have been at the fore front of Ghana soccer for a very loooong time?
  • john boako says:
    November 20, 2012 08:49 am
    krobo's are on the rise with the likes of moses odjer,nicholas odjer,the dribbling magician frances narh and now a new talisman partey teye.krobo land and its natives are proud of out for the new discovery named adade.
  • kayblaze says:
    November 20, 2012 07:01 am
    its good we get to know who is performing, what u do is wat is seen, i hope very soon the right players will be called up for our national, not players who pay to be pick and do not perform,ghana is blessed with football talents, comapare our size to nigeria, ivory coast, cameroun, egypt and south africa,but ghana always produces enormous football talents and are still nursing and harvesting more football geniuses. i have a lot of very good players i am managing now and watch out for them, i ve one even at 18 can play far better than kotoko's ben acheampong
  • Saxcee says:
    November 19, 2012 10:35 pm
    19yrs a tender age? C'mon!
  • Rob USA says:
    November 19, 2012 10:45 pm
    Yes 19yrs is still a tender age meaning he is a teen/child. Grow up. No wonder we where we are in life because of people like you.