Ghana captain Andre Ayew was struck with double agony following his painful penalty miss against. Uruguay Ayew’s penalty miss inadvertently contributed to Ghana’s group stage elimination after losing 2-0 to the South American nation.
He also had to rush to the hospital after one of his daughters collapsed following his missed opportunity. Maha Ayew, daughter of Ghana captain Andre Ayew, reportedly collapsed after his father missed a crucial penalty against Uruguay on Friday, December 2.
Ghana was presented with an opportunity to break the game’s deadlock via the penalty spot in the make-or-break tie, however, skipper Andre Ayew saw his effort saved by goalkeeper Sergio Rochet. Ayew’s missed opportunity proved pivotal in determining the destiny of the much-talked-about fixture as the Black Stars failed to shine thereafter, subsequently losing 2-0 to Uruguay.
Andre Ayew had to rush to the hospital after his daughter collapsed following his penalty miss. Predictably Ayew, who scored Ghana’s first goal at the 2022 World Cup, was lampooned by most Ghanaian fans, blaming him for the country’s painful exit from the Mundial.
However, it appears the Al Sadd forward’s penalty miss did not only affect the general public but also caused near-mayhem in his nuclear family. According to Rahman Osman, Ayew’s second daughter, Maha Ayew collapsed after his dad missed from 12 yards.
He further implored the Ghanaian football caucus to be sober-minded with their criticisms of the 32-year-old attacker, who has been greeted with the sad news of his daughter’s collapse.