By Anna Italia
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Italian Soccer Serie A
5 Italian Serie A players named in Ghana 23-man World Cup Squad in Brazil by Head Coach James Kwesi Appiah: AC Milan midfielder Michael Essien, AC Milan midfielder Sulley Muntari, Juventus midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah, Udinese midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu, Parma midfielder Afriyie Acquah, Ghana are in Group G: Germany, Ghana, Portugal, and United States.
Goalkeepers: Fatau Dauda (Orlando Pirates), Adam Kwarasey (Stromsgodset), Stephen Adams (Aduana Stars)
Defenders: Samuel Inkoom (Platanias), Daniel Opare (Standard Liege), Harrison Afful (Esperance), John Boye (Rennes), Jonathan Mensah (Evian), Rashid Sumalia (Mamelodi Sundowns)
Midfielders: Michael Essien (AC Milan), Sulley Muntari (AC Milan), Mohammed Rabiu (Kuban Krasnodar), Kwadwo Asamoah (Juventus), Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu (Udinese), Afriyie Acquah (Parma), Christian Atsu (Vitesse Arnhem), Albert Adomah (Middlesbrough), Andre Ayew (Marseille), Mubarak Wakaso (Rubin Kazan)
Forwards: Asamoah Gyan (Al Ain), Kevin-Prince Boateng (Schalke), Abdul Majeed Waris (Valenciennes), Jordan Ayew (Sochaux).
Italian Serie A Players in FIFA World Cup Group G:
Germany: 2 Italian Serie A player with Germany National Football team:
- Lazio forward Miroslav Klose.
- Sampdoria defender Shkodra Mustafi
Ghana: 5 Italian Serie A players with Ghana National Football team:
- AC Milan midfielder Michael Essien,
- AC Milan midfielder Sulley Muntari,
- Juventus midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah,
- Udinese midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu,
- Parma midfielder Afriyie Acquah,
Portugal: 1 Italian Serie A player with Portugal National Football team:
- Lazio forward Helder Postiga.
United States: No Serie A players