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    2010 WC: Asamoah Gyan admits letting Ghanaians down after crucial penalty miss against Uruguay

    Legendary striker, Asamoah Gyan has admitted his mistakes after failing to convert a late penalty against Uruguay in the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa.

    After 1:1 in regulation time, the Black Stars had an opportunity to play in teh semi-finals for the first time after Luis Suarez prevented Dominic Adiyah’s header from entering the net with his hands during extra time.

    The former Sunderland stepped up to convert the penalty but hit the woodwork.

    Asamoah Gyan could not hold back the tears after missing the penalty against Uruguay at the 2010 FIFA World Cup tournament

    Ghana 4-2 on penalties to the South American side.

    “I felt sad and it is a normal thing. I wanted to go there and score for my nation for the whole of Africa and I couldn’t bury the ball at that time. I felt like I let everybody down, but I had to comfort myself and said it was one of those things,” he told Pulse.com.gh.

    “Although people were hurt sometimes, I do ask myself questions what about me on the field. What about me who missed the penalty, how do I feel? I feel like people don’t think about what the player is going through on the field of play, but they are thinking about themselves, but at the end of the day, it is part of the game. It happens, there are a lot of great players who miss penalties”.

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    On Thursday, July 2 marked exactly 10 years Ghana played against Uruguay in South Africa.

    Several Ghanaians got hurt about the elimination and rued missing such a great opportunity to make history.

    Several commentaries state that Asamoah Gyan missed several thousand pages of history due to the miss.

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