Christian Atsu Biography, Wiki, Age, Wife, Children, Net Worth, Parents, Family
Christian Atsu Twasam is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays for the Ghana national team and the Turkish Süper Lig club Hatayspor. He is known to primarily play as a winger, however, he has also been deployed as an attacking midfielder on frequent occasions.
On 6 February 2023, Atsu was reported missing in the immediate aftermath of the 2023 Turkey–Syria earthquake. He was confirmed to be among those trapped under the rubble of Hatayspor’s headquarters in Antakya following the quake
Christian Atsu Biography
Christian Atsu Twasam (10 January 1992) was a Ghanaian professional footballer who primarily played as a winger, although he was also deployed as an attacking midfielder.
Christian Atsu Early Life
Atsu was born in Ada Foah, Greater Accra Region. He spent some of his education at the then Feyenoord Football Academy at Gomoa Fetteh, in the Central Region of Ghana which has now been changed to West African Football Academy at Sogakope, in the Volta Region of Ghana. He later moved to join Cheetah FC, a club based in Kasoa.
Christian Atsu Career
Atsu began his career with Porto, also spending a season on loan at Rio Ave. In 2013, he was signed by Chelsea for £3.5 million, who subsequently loaned him to Vitesse Arnhem, Everton, AFC Bournemouth and Málaga. After spending the 2016–17 season on loan at Newcastle United, he completed a permanent transfer to the club in May 2017.
A full international with over 60 caps since his debut in 2012, Atsu represented Ghana at the 2014 FIFA World Cup and four Africa Cup of Nations tournaments. He helped the team finish as runners-up at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, in which he also won Player of the Tournament and Goal of the Tournament.
On 6 September 2022, Atsu signed for Süper Lig club Hatayspor on an inital one-year contract with the option for a further year.
Christian Atsu Wife and Children
Atsu was a devout Christian who shared Bible verses on social media. He was married to author Marie-Claire Rupio with whom he had two sons and a daughter.
Christian Atsu Net Worth
Christian Atsu has an estimated net worth of two million dollars. He earn the fortune as a professional footballer.
Christian Atsu Cause of Death
On 6 February 2023, Atsu went missing in the immediate aftermath of the 2023 Turkey–Syria earthquake; he was feared to be among those trapped under the rubble of Hatayspor’s headquarters in Antakya following the quake. Subsequent reports were conflicted over Atsu’s fate following the quake, with some reports indicating he had been rescued, while others denied these claims. As of 9 February 2023, no definitive information on his condition and whereabouts was available.
On 14 February, Atsu’s agent confirmed two pairs of his shoes had been found, but that Atsu himself had still not been found. On 18 February, confirmation was received by his agent that his body was recovered from the rubble of the building he was residing in. News outlets reported his death at approximately 6 a.m. GMT.